NCBFAA Conference Recap

NCBFAA Conference Recap

TOC Logistics is a proud member of the NCBFAA, the trade association representing customs brokers and freight forwarders in the United States. What is great about the NCBFAA is that while, yes, their members are our competitors, those members come from across the...
Europe During Wartime

Europe During Wartime

The headline felt like a bit of hyperbole, until you consider more than two million people have fled Ukraine in the biggest refugee migration since World War II. The work being done by governments, NGOs and private citizens throughout Europe and beyond to absorb...
Supply Chain Impacts of Russia’s War on Ukraine

Supply Chain Impacts of Russia’s War on Ukraine

Russia’s unprovoked aggression in Ukraine is a humanitarian catastrophe. The loss of life and scale of displacement have not been seen in Europe since World War II. Well over a million people have left their homes, countless more have been killed or wounded and...
News from Around the World

News from Around the World

While our attention at home is focused on the effects a highly contagious COVID-19 variant is having on every type of work force, including manufacturing and logistics, it is important to continue to look outward and elsewhere for major events impacting key countries...
Current State of the Trucking Industry

Current State of the Trucking Industry

Over the past few months, we’ve seen a major push of retailers trying to move as much inventory as possible before summer to match the stimulus-inspired consumer demand. This rush has been a serious challenge, considering the backup at many U.S. ports, particularly...
Shortages in Automotive Supply Chains

Shortages in Automotive Supply Chains

Supply chain challenges have been rampant over the past year, touching almost every industry in one way or another. One sector that various issues have heavily and continuously impacted is automotive manufacturing. Supply shortages, as well as production and shipping...
Global Vaccinations and the Supply Chain

Global Vaccinations and the Supply Chain

As the world collectively creeps towards a “return to normal” that relies in a major way on global vaccination efforts, it’s become increasingly obvious that a more widespread reopening hinges greatly on some serious supply hurdles. Let’s take a look at some of the...
Preparing the Supply Chain for a COVID-19 Vaccine

Preparing the Supply Chain for a COVID-19 Vaccine

There has been lots of talk lately of a COVID-19 vaccine that could hit the market in the next few weeks or months. While the world must wait on several different organizations that are working to create an effective vaccine, supply chains can start prepping now. A...
Trucking on the Rebound

Trucking on the Rebound

This year has been ripe with unexpected logistics trends, all fueled by the unpredictability of COVID-19. Both air and ocean freight are suffering from high rates and odd market spikes. However, despite this, there’s still a bit of good news going on in the logistics...
New Regulations

New Regulations

New RegulationsJun 2, 2020 Ratified by Canada on March 13, 2020, the USMCA will go into effect on July 1st after the parties develop uniform regulations for implementation. As many companies have been quick to dismiss the USMCA as just a new NAFTA, there are several...