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Market Madness & the COVID Recovery

August 17, 2021.
Logistics Publications

Market Madness & the COVID Recovery Whether you work in the Supply Chain industry or not, you’ve probably felt it. “The market is just crazy right now” seems to be a buzz phrase. The housing market is booming, with home sale prices at near-record highs. The...

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The Emergence of Electric Trucks

August 16, 2021.
Logistics Publications

Electric trucks, both full-size and mid-size, are becoming more and more prevalent on the road today. Green Tech Media states that there are about 2,000 mid-size and full-size electric trucks on the road right now. However, an analysis run by their research team estimates there could be up to 54,000 trucks on...

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Truck Shortages and Distribution Backlogs

August 12, 2021.
Logistics Publications

With the effects of COVID-19 still looming the logistics industry, there has been an increase in demand for truck drivers leading to increased transit times due to distribution backlogs. The consumer demand for their shipments has led to the discovery of bottlenecks existing within ports and distribution centers. This was...

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Coronavirus Update - August 3, 2021

August 03, 2021.
Logistics Publications, 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. The COVID-19 Delta variant has shown to be more...

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Typhoon In-Fa hits East China

August 02, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications

Recently, East China's Zhejiang Province upgraded its emergency response to Typhoon In-Fa to the highest Level I from July 24, Saturday at noon. Shanghai maintained the second-highest level of warning against typhoon and the third-highest level of warning against rainstorms on Sunday since issuing the alerts on Saturday afternoon. The...

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The Importance of Export Screening

July 15, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications

U.S. Exporters must comply with all U.S. export regulations regardless of the volume or value their exports. A major component of U.S. export law is Restricted Party Screening, also known as Denied Party Screening. The U.S Departments of State, Commerce and Treasury as well as other...

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International Energy Agency Look into Oil After Covid

July 09, 2021.
Logistics Publications

As life begins to resemble what was once normal pre-pandemic, the impact of Covid-19 is still being felt in the form delays and shortfalls across all industries. The oil and gas industry, for example, was severely impacted since most people did not commute as much in the last year causing...

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China Removes VAT Rebate on Certain Steel Exports

June 21, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications

China Removes VAT Rebate on Certain Steel Exports Effective May 1, 2021, a 13% VAT rebate no longer applies to many steel products upon their exportation from China. 146 products are impacted by these new regulations, including but not limited to pig iron, seamless and ERW pipes, wired rods, rebar, alloy, and stainless bards...

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Importance of Data Accuracy

May 24, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications

Businesses rely on data to make important and costly decisions.  Logistic business decisions rely upon available data.  While much attention is given to the outcome or presentation of these decisions, how much attention is given to the creation of the data used?  Where does the stream of...

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At a Glance: Q2 2021 Logistics Bulletin Summary & Outlook

May 17, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications

Air Global air volume, measured in CTKs, reached an all-time high in March. Volume is likely to continue increasing throughout 2021 based on market indicators. (1) Air cargo capacity is slowly returning to the market when compared YoY but is still behind 2019 levels by 12%. The supply of capacity can’t meet...

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7 Excel Productivity Hacks You Need to Know

May 17, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications

Microsoft Excel is a key software that is especially relied upon by tax professionals who, despite seeing excellent innovations in tax technology in recent years, still rely upon Excel heavily to conduct their duties. This article from Allyn Tax’s business analyst team identifies some helpful tips and tricks...

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Egyptian Authorities: Claims for the Changci Reduced to US$ 600 million

May 11, 2021.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications

According to the report from Shipping Network on May 10, the Suez Canal Authority proposed that the authority would cut its owner’s claim by one-third for the container ship Ever Given that blocked the Suez Canal for nearly a week. The 400-meter-long ship is owned by Shoei Kisen Kaisha...

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