Welcome to the PSA BDP Blog. Penned by our team of experts across the globe, this is your source for the latest insights and commentary on industry trends, top news headlines, and PSA BDP happenings. Check back often for updates!
To receive updates in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page!
Michael Ford, VP of Government and Industry Affairs, reviews several provisions of the recent bipartisan bill - the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021 and what this could mean for US shippers.
Michael Ford, VP of Government and Industry Affairs, reviews the recent fact-finding summary and recommendations published by the Federal Maritime Commission related to the issues presented by US shippers.
BDP's CTO, Carmen Gerace, shares insight with Global Trade Magazine regarding the recent Suez Canal crisis and how the event is still causing downstream effects for the industry.
In the latest episode of Talking Trade, Gene Welsh - Executive Director, Ocean Transportation, takes an in-depth look at current challenges, carrier performance, COVID-19 effects, and additional factors that are significantly impacting the ocean transportation industry.
Carmen Gerace, BDP's Chief Transportation Officer, provides insight to Global Trade Magazine regarding the shipping industry's response to IMO 2020.
A round-up of the latest news headlines for the supply chain and logistics industry, Week 4 of 2021.
January 11, 2021
Carmen Gerace, Chief Transportation Officer, and Gene Welsh, Executive Director - Ocean Transport, share the latest updates and insight regarding the West Coast port situation including labor challenges, import cycles, an uptick in increased dwell time, and the severe shortage of chassis, among other issues.
January 11, 2021
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.
September 11, 2020
The UK has today secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation.