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Global Trade: Popular U.S. Tariff Mitigation Strategies

Global Trade: Popular U.S. Tariff Mitigation Strategies

Watching the world news over the past two years, there seems to be a noticeable amount of upheaval and uncertainty in global trade.  From the Middle East to Hong Kong, Latin America and the European Union, countries are struggling for equilibrium, challenging each...

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The Friday Report: August 16th, 2019

The Friday Report: August 16th, 2019

Advance Auto Parts Turns to Supplier Collaboration and Price Hikes to Mitigate Tariffs In preparation for the imposition of the list 3 tariffs covering $200 billion in Chinese exports, Advance Auto Parts has elected to collaborate with its suppliers to utilize on-hand...

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The Friday Report: August 9th, 2019

The Friday Report: August 9th, 2019

Watching the world news over the past two years, there seems to be a noticeable amount of upheaval and uncertainty in global trade.  From the Middle East to Hong Kong, Latin America and the European Union, countries are struggling for equilibrium, challenging each...

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The Friday Report: August 2nd, 2019

The Friday Report: August 2nd, 2019

Advance Auto Parts Turns to Supplier Collaboration and Price Hikes to Mitigate Tariffs In preparation for the imposition of the list 3 tariffs covering $200 billion in Chinese exports, Advance Auto Parts has elected to collaborate with its suppliers to utilize on-hand...

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The Friday Report: July 26th, 2019

The Friday Report: July 26th, 2019

UPS Announces 7-Day a Week Delivery Two months after FedEx announced that it was moving to a 7-day a week delivery schedule, UPS made a similar pronouncement.  As of January 1, 2020, UPS will be delivering packages 7 days a week and has arranged for its subsidiary,...

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5 Tips for Enhancing E-Commerce Fulfillment Capabilities

5 Tips for Enhancing E-Commerce Fulfillment Capabilities

Over the past decade or so, the pharmaceutical industry has changed dramatically.  As costs have risen, pharmaceutical manufacturers have scaled back operations and outsourced manufacturing, drug development, research, testing and laboratory functions as well as the...

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The Friday Report: July 19th, 2019

The Friday Report: July 19th, 2019

 New Plan for Safely Importing Foreign Drug Products Under Consideration The United States Department of Health and Human Services and the FDA announced the publication of a “safe importation action plan” on Wednesday, enabling specific medications that were...

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Pharma Serialization, Aggregation and DSCSA

Pharma Serialization, Aggregation and DSCSA

Why Has Serialization Become Necessary in the Pharma/Life Sciences Industry? Helps to eradicate counterfeit prescription drugs and protect consumers Serialization increases the efficiency of the pharma supply chain Improves inventory visibility Enables collection of...

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The Friday Report: July 12th, 2019

The Friday Report: July 12th, 2019

Bed Bath & Beyond in Free Fall  The pressures of modern retailing have taken their toll on major retailer Bed Bath & Beyond.  The industry giant reported that sales decreased 6.6% during the last quarter at stores open at least one year.  Q1 2019 also saw...

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The Friday Report: July 3rd, 2019

The Friday Report: July 3rd, 2019

U.S. Trade War Travels to India Following the June 1st decision by President Trump to end trade concessions on $5.7 billion of goods shipped by India to the United States, India announced imposition of higher customs duties.  The goods included leather products,...

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The Friday Report: June 28th, 2018

The Friday Report: June 28th, 2018

Apple and Nintendo Prep to Shift Production Out of China In preparation for the upcoming potential fourth round of Chinese tariffs, both Apple and Nintendo announced plans to move some production out of China to Southeast Asia.  The pending round of tariffs may...

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The Friday Report: June 21st, 2019

The Friday Report: June 21st, 2019

IMO 2020:  Major Impact Coming to Global Shipping Industry Did you know that more than 90% of all trade conducted globally occurs on Earth’s oceans?  Currently, the 39,000 vessels that power global trade operate on sulfur-laden bunker fuel.  The emissions from this...

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Introduction to Specialty Pharmaceutical Distribution

Introduction to Specialty Pharmaceutical Distribution

Advance Auto Parts Turns to Supplier Collaboration and Price Hikes to Mitigate Tariffs In preparation for the imposition of the list 3 tariffs covering $200 billion in Chinese exports, Advance Auto Parts has elected to collaborate with its suppliers to utilize on-hand...

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The Friday Report: June 14th, 2019

The Friday Report: June 14th, 2019

Beyond Meat Burgers Finally Fixed for Fast Food After the April announcement that Burger King would test the vegan burger Beyond Meat in 59 locations in the St. Louis area and successful sales by Carl’s Jr. in 1000 locations since January, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown...

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The Friday Report: June 7th, 2019

The Friday Report: June 7th, 2019

Target Tempts Shoppers with Same-Day Delivery Target now offers same-day delivery service in 47 U.S. States, facilitated by the Shipt same-day delivery platform.  Although a Shipt account is no longer required, the service costs $9.99 per order or a $99 annual...

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The Friday Report: May 31st, 2019

The Friday Report: May 31st, 2019

U.S. Trade War Travels to India Following the June 1st decision by President Trump to end trade concessions on $5.7 billion of goods shipped by India to the United States, India announced imposition of higher customs duties.  The goods included leather products,...

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The Friday Report: May 24th, 2019

The Friday Report: May 24th, 2019

FedEx Ground to Debut New 7 Day a Week Residential Delivery Service In an effort to keep pace with Amazon Prime’s one day delivery service, FedEx recently announced that FedEx Ground will begin seven day a week residential delivery service for most of the United...

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