Top BDP Blogs of 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, we're feeling a bit nostalgic as we close the chapter on a year that we will surely, never forget. It should come as no surprise that the top-read content from our blog was almost always centered around COVID-19 in one way or another. From our first podcast covering the onset of the pandemic and its supply chain impact, to a closer look at PPE and US exports, and ways to keep teams connected across computer screens, there's a little bit of everything.

We invite you to check out the top-read blogs of 2020, as determined by our readers!

Talking Trade: COVID-19 

In our latest episode of Talking Trade, VP of Global Accounts Marian Stevenson and Lora Cecere, CEO and Founder of Supply Chain Insights, discuss the state of affairs with COVID-19.

Top 10 ways to keep your team on track for success in a crisis 

Filip Foncke, Director of Operations - BDP Belgium, provides insight as to how leaders can set their teams up for success amid challenging times

Talking Trade: A closer look at the ocean freight market 

In the latest episode of Talking Trade, Gene Welsh - Director of Ocean Freight, North America, joins the show to provide an in-depth analysis into some of the biggest issues challenging the ocean freight market. From rate volatility to blank sailings and on-time delivery issues, tune in for the full discussion.

54 years of resilience...and counting! 

Rich Bolte, Chairman and CEO of BDP International, reflects upon BDP's 54th anniversary - including what has, and what has not changed throughout BDP's 5 plus decades of existence.

Talking Trade: COVID-19 and the airfreight industry 

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented levels of uncertainty for supply chains, particularly the air freight industry. In our latest episode, Mike White, President, Cargo Network Services, an IATA company, Kevin Connor, VP of Airfreight at BDP, and Michael Ford, VP of Government and Industry Affairs for BDP review the overall status of the industry, what shippers can do expect, and how to manage current challenges.

Talking Trade: PPE and US exports 

In the latest episode of Talking Trade, Michael Ford, VP of Government and Industry Affairs takes an in-depth look at the recent Executive Order from the US White House regarding the US export of PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic.

BDP Netherlands: 15 years of adventures, prosperity, and excellence! 

Bob van Buren, Regional Director for North Europe, reflects on the remarkable 15-year journey of the BDP Netherlands enterprise since its inception in 2005.

Talking Trade: An airfreight industry round-up 

In the latest episode of Talking Trade, Kevin Connor - VP of Air Transportation, and Patrick Olyhoeck, Director - Airfreight, EMEA, take a close look at the current state of the airfreight industry, including trends, capacity constraints, and what a COVID-19 vaccine could mean for the industry's potential recovery.

5 tips for strengthening corporate culture during COVID-19

James Haak, Senior Manager - Training, Education & Development reviews methods and strategies that leaders can deploy to keep their teams connected and engaged during COVID-19.

COVID-19 and container shortages: A line of falling dominoes 

With our current market conditions and existing challenges, it is hard to know exactly how we got here. In his latest blog, Carmen Gerace explains the causal relation between COVID-19 and equipment shortages as well as other circumstances that have exacerbated the situation.

Thank you for reading along with us this year, we look forward to seeing you in 2021!