The Effect of U.S. and China Trade Relations on International Shipping

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U.S. and China Trade Relations

The trade war between China and the U.S. has been escalating, and both sides have imposed enormous tariffs as a result. Trade relations between the two largest economies in the world intensified last year after the United States enforced tariffs on $250 billion of imported goods from China. As a result, China retaliated and placed tariffs on $110 billion of U.S. products.

After months of instability, progress in the U.S. and China trade war has recently made news as both sides agreed to a deadline to resolve their differences. Although there is still great uncertainty on the long-term impacts this will have on U.S. exports to China, the shipping and logistics industry has already begun feeling the heat.

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Global Shipping Services Delivers 10,000 Solar Panels to Manhattan

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Wait, How Many Solar Panels?

At Global Shipping Services, we ship what other freight forwarders can’t – including 10,000 solar panels to the largest private multifamily complex in New York City. This massive undertaking was recently executed by a team of logistics and delivery experts who ensured all equipment and necessary parts arrived on time and in great shape. The result was a happy client base reporting that Global Shipping operated with “100% accuracy and on-time performance”, highly exceeding their expectations. This significant, one-of-a-kind project reaffirmed Global Shipping Service’s ability to execute demanding tasks by coordinating the handling, warehousing, and delivery of approximately 10,000 solar panels to the complex’s 27,000 residents.

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