10 things eft’s been reading this week
Ten articles about trade
According to our new Hot Trends report, 82% of Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) expect the cost of moving goods across borders to rise in 2019. This comes against a background of tariffs, trade wars, rising barriers and stockpiling to deal with the uncertainty. Therefore, this week we put the international supply chain underneath the microscope.
Whatever The Outcome Of U.S.-China Trade Talks, Global Supply Chains Are Set To Change. [Forbes]
There's a trade war with China. Here's why most Americans haven't noticed. [CNN]
Column: The United States' aluminium tariff wall is crumbling. [Reuters]
U.S.-China Trade War Boosts Fast-Growing Southeast Asia. [Forbes]
Will 2019 see an end to ‘Made in China’? [Financial Times]
How retailers are planning ahead amid tariff turmoil. [Supply Chain Dive]
U.S. Tariff Action Could Cost German Carmakers More Than $7 Billion; Report. [Forbes]
Ford says no-deal Brexit would mean costs of $800m in 2019 alone. [The Guardian]
Tesla’s China revenue dropped amid the trade war. [Quartz]
Why the price of almost everything could go up in 2020. [Business In Vancouver]
For a presentation from UPS on how to improve visibility across an entire global supply chain and help customers navigate this complex space, attend the 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta this June.