Learn with Allyn Newsletter

Posted on February 25, 2021. Category: Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Curious about how container ports work?The way in which ports operate will differ grandly in function of their size, available equipment, and operating strategy – nevertheless, there are some commonly used operating methods some of which we attempt to bring to life in our simplified animation of a container terminal, container port, and some of its loading, unloading, and container storage activities.Check out our port animationIncoterms 2020 - 50% off until March 5thFor a few days, we are offering an exceptional 50% discount on our Incoterms training! This is on top of our global #stayputandlearn discount. Use the...

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Coronavirus Update - February 23

Posted on February 23, 2021. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.Maintaining operational success is pivotal and planning ahead remains a critical component to avoiding some of the common pitfalls being experienced today. International transport can be challenging but continuing to compare carrier rates for each individual shipment, planning in advance, obtaining confirmation from your carriers and adding buffer transit time will all assist in making the right decision for...

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10 Vital Trade Compliance Areas for 2021

Posted on February 18, 2021. Category: Trade Publications

The year 2020 was by all accounts extremely challenging for the global trade community. While a number of those same challenges remain for 2021, there are also new issues to be aware of. Here are ten areas of concern and relevance to the trade community.  U.S. Presidential Administration ChangeOn Jan 20th, 2021 Joe Biden was sworn in as President of the United States. And while his immediate focus is on domestic issues, eventually he will wade into the current trade situation between the U.S. and China. Will the increased tariffs continue, and for how long?  Most anticipate that...

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Coronavirus Update - February 17

Posted on February 17, 2021. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.Maintaining operational success is pivotal and planning ahead remains a critical component to avoiding some of the common pitfalls being experienced today. International transport can be challenging but continuing to compare carrier rates for each individual shipment, planning in advance, obtaining confirmation from your carriers and adding buffer transit time will all assist in making the right decision for...

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Coronavirus Update - February 9

Posted on February 10, 2021. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.Workers at the largest airport in the UK are planning to strike on February 9, 13, 16 and 18. Unite union workers at London Heathrow Airport are in dispute with airport officials over an announced pay-cut for engineering, airside operations and security employees. The airport will remain operational but coupled with post-Brexit challenges, increased COVID infections and now a reduced workforce delays are...

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Allyn International 4PL or 5PL?

Posted on February 10, 2021. Category: Logistics Publications

At Allyn International we are proud to be a pioneer in 4th Party Logistics (4PL). We started our 4PL services in 1996, and it is our core business. We are also active in Corporate Taxes (North America only), Trade Compliance, and our in-house TMS (Transportation Management System): ALA. Therefore, we could be labeled as end to end supply chain management experts that generate savings and optimize our clients' logistics visibility and performance. Quite a label, isn’t it? The world is changing. Let me tell you about a...

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Coronavirus Update- February 2

Posted on February 02, 2021. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.Maintaining operational success is pivotal and planning ahead remains a critical component to avoiding some of the common pitfalls being experienced today. International transport can be challenging but continuing to compare carrier rates for each individual shipment, planning in advance, obtaining confirmation from your carriers and adding buffer transit time will all assist in making the right decision for...

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At a Glance: Q1 2021 Logistics Bulletin Summary & Outlook

Posted on January 29, 2021. Category: Logistics Publications

With the beginning of a new year, we take a moment to look back at market conditions across various modes of transportation, as well as forecasts for the new year. To download the complete Q1 2021 Logistics Bulletin click here. Listed below are some key takeaways.AirThe air cargo industry is forecast to return to pre-pandemic levels in early to mid-2021 A continued lack of available capacity is anticipated in 2021 Air cargo spot rates should remain elevated and volatile over the first half of 2021 Jet fuel prices ended 2020 at a multi-month highOceanGlobal container volumes are expected to grow...

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Coronavirus Update- January 27

Posted on January 27, 2021. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.Countries around the world continue to implement new passenger travel restrictions to curb the spread of the newly detected, more contagious, variants of COVID-19. The new restrictions vary by country and range from complete border closures to requiring negative COVID-19 tests before arrival. At this time, there are no restrictions on the transport of goods, but the operational status...

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The Art of Claim Filing and Processing

Posted on January 20, 2021. Category: Logistics Publications

You worked hard to coordinate the procurement of your precious item so that the workflow at your plant or project site can continue without interruption. All is on schedule until the product has not arrived as scheduled. A call is made to that special carrier you selected to deliver your goods only to find out that the freight is currently missing, and a trace has been issued to locate the package. On the other hand, your package arrived but is in so many damaged pieces that it is unrecognizable and unusable. If this is not enough now you not only...

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