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2020 US-China Tariff Updates

On 1st January 2020, China reduced import tariffs for nearly 850 products, including many in everyday consumption.

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The 5 most popular blog articles about logistics in 2019

2019 has come to an end. We prepared many practical, useful logistics tips for shippers, created interesting content about freight forwarding, and most importantly, introduced the leadership team and members to help you better understand NGL.

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Lines get ready to cut emissions

The world’s second largest container shipping line, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), has started to bunker some of its vessels calling at Rotterdam with a blend of fuel oil containing biofuels, as it strives to be seen to be reducing its carbon footprint.

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Reducing supply chain risks through due diligence

For companies involved in trade, control of risks within the supply chain is of the highest importance. A well-structured due diligence process can be a very useful tool in your risk management arsenal.

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IMO2020 deadline looms ever closer

IMO 2020 comes into force in January 2020, it is the largest ever regulatory change in the fuel sector, forcing the container shipping lines to invest heavily in solutions that will reduce their sulphur emissions by 85%

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Integrator price rises to penalise shippers

FedEx and UPS have announced price increases of 4.9% for US parcel traffic, as well as new and increased surcharges, combined with a lower weight threshold, which means significant cost increases for shippers.

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Fast Forward

Twenty years ago, using the lavatory on China Rail was a very different experience. Lift the toilet seat and there were the rail tracks, moving past in a moderate tempo, dunk, dunk, dunk………

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Turning 50 feels so good

As Norman Global Logistics turns 50, we take a look back at the business’ most formative events and milestones, and celebrate the achievements of our team members, many of whom have been with Norman Global, since our journey began.

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Chinese New Year and your supply chain

In 2020, Chinese New Year (CNY) is early, 24-30th January, and will catch out more unwary shippers than usual. Our CNY shipping tips will safeguard you and your supply chain.

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Chinese New Year shipping tips

In 2020, Chinese New Year (CNY) is early, 24-30th January, and will catch out more unwary shippers than usual. These Chinese New Year shipping tips will safeguard you and your supply chain.

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