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Navigating the Turbulence and Choppy Seas of International Air & Ocean Shipping – Phoenix AZ

May 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

SPEAKERS: Byron Sink & Jeff Woods

The international transportation of goods by air and sea has undergone significant changes in the past 12 to 24 months that have impacted (and continue to affect) U.S. imports and  exports. OWIT-Phoenix is pleased to invite Kuehne+Nagel, one of the largest international  freight forwarding firms in the world, to provide an in-depth update on these key developments and discuss what Arizona importers and exporters should expect in 2017.

Topics will include:

  • The “Hangover Effect” of the West Coast Port Strike
  • The Hanjin Bankruptcy and the Trickle-Down Effect on Airfreight Capacity
  • Capacity vs. Demand – Mitigating Issues and Avoiding Delays
  • The Hong Kong Civil Administration Department’s Disruption in October and November
  • The Shanghai Charter Band
  • Chinese Carrier Flight Cancelations
  • The Freighter-to-Passenger Ratio Change
  • Statistics from Seabury | CASS | IATA


Who should attend?

Transportation and Logistics Professionals, Global Trade Compliance Professionals, Supply Chain Specialists, In-House Counsel, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders & those involved in International Trade.




May 25, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Maricopa Association of Governments
302 North First Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85003 United States
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