Yusen, We Have a Problem!: In The News Round-up
Mark Kopp, Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.
Have you heard the one about the Korean steam ship company that filed for receivership? Of course you have. So what does it all mean? According to The Wall Street Journal there are about 25,000 containers crossing the Pacific each day on Hanjin vessels. Hanjin represents 3.1% of global shipping.
Ask a 3PL Expert: Service Provider Closures
Scott Weiss, Port Logistics Group
Q. Our 3PL warehouse just told us they closing their doors in a month. How could this happen to us during our peak season and what are we supposed to do?
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Join us on September 28th for a special webinar. Meet our team and learn all about RVCF. Whether you are a Retailer, Merchandise Supplier, or Service Provider, a long time member or someone not yet familiar with our organization, this session will show you how RVCF's web products and services will help make you a better trading partner.
NMFTA Changes the Uniform Straight Bill of Lading
courtesy of George Carl Pezold, The Transportation and Logistics Council
On August 13th, 2016, changes to the uniform straight bill of lading form went into effect. This special report provides information on the NMFTA's actions and what they mean to you.
Last Call for Deduction Management Workshop
A few seats remain for the highly anticipated Managing Retail Deductions Workshop on Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel in Charlotte, NC.
Hanjin: The Latest Call for Rewiring Global Supply Chains
Bryan Nella, GT Nexus
Last week one of the world's largest shipping lines, Hanjin Shipping Co., filed for bankruptcy. The result: they stopped taking cargo and ports turned away their ships. Hanjin is estimated to carry 3.1% of global container capacity. 25,000 containers cross the Pacific daily on their ships.
Obama Administration Continues to Push Congress to Implement the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement by the End of 2016
Melissa Proctor, Polsinelli, P.C.
The Trans Pacific Partnership agreement ("TPP"), which includes the United States and eleven other countries in the Asia Pacific region (i.e., Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and, Vietnam.), is the largest regional free trade and investment agreement that has ever been negotiated. In February of this year, the United States and the various signatory countries signed the agreement, and have two (2) years in which to implement it into their local laws. Once the TPP is fully implemented and goes into effect, what would such an agreement mean for U.S. retailers, distributors, and manufacturers?
RVCF Announces Dates and Venues for 2017 Spring and Fall Conferences
You spoke, and we listened. The earlier we announce details of our signature conferences, the more likely retailers, merchandise suppliers and service providers are to lock these events on their calendars and secure budget approval. RVCF is proud to announce, much earlier than usual, the first details about our annual Spring and Fall Conferences.
ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)
Best Practices for Communicating Retailer Requirement Changes
How One Supplier Used Overseas Audits to Reduce Shipping Errors
Suppliers: Is a Lack of Management Buy-In Affecting Compliance?
Out of Control Chargebacks
Collaborative Replenishment for Apparel – It's Easier than You May Think