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Decoding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

by Derek J. Sine, Managing Director • November 8, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest trade deal in decades, has received substantial publicity recently, but many of us are left wondering about its actual impact on the global economy. In theory, the TPP aims to deepen economic ties and foster tighter relationships between the 12 Pacific Rim countries, which currently account for over 40% of […]


Vander’s HyperIce featured in the Inc. 500 List

by Derek J. Sine, Managing Director • November 3, 2016

My partners and I are pleased to announce that HyperIce has earned a spot on the prestigious Inc. 500 list. HyperIce, a recovery enhancement product company, ranked #96 on the Inc. 500 list, and we couldn’t be more proud of the performance of the team over the last year. Our Agency and Logistics business units […]


Hanjin’s Shipping Collapse: Choppy waters ahead for the Holiday Season?

by Derek J. Sine, Managing Director • September 21, 2016

On September 4th, the South Korean freight shipping company, Hanjin, filed for bankruptcy, leaving 93 ocean freighters stuck in limbo outside of 51 ports spanning over 23 countries. The estimated $14+ billion worth of cargo, which includes goods from blue chip companies like Samsung, HP and LG among others, was in route to some of […]