supply chain disruptions

Monday, January 24, 2022

New Ship And Supply Trackers Flash Caution Amid Omicron Worries

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Global supply chains are nearing a turning point that’s set to help determine whether logistics headwinds abate soon or keep

January 24, 2022
Total Views: 1421

Friday, January 14, 2022

U.S. Holiday Sales Endure Supply Chain Snags

Jan 14 (Reuters) – U.S. holiday sales in 2021 came in at a better-than-expected $886.7 billion, boosted by customers returning to stores and splurging

January 14, 2022
Total Views: 469

Thursday, January 13, 2022
angshan Deep-Water Port

Shipping Congestion Growing at World’s Biggest Port

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Ships looking to avoid Covid-induced delays in China are making a beeline for Shanghai, causing growing congestion at the

January 13, 2022
Total Views: 3346

Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

Supply Chains Brace for Impact as Omicron Hits China

By Enda Curran (Bloomberg) — An omicron outbreak in China is sending jitters through supply chains as manufacturers and shippers brace for disruption

January 12, 2022
Total Views: 1591

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
APM terminals los angeles

Maersk Sees Supply Chain Strain Continuing ‘For Some Time’

COPENHAGEN, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Top container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk on Tuesday warned its customers it was still struggling to move

January 11, 2022
Total Views: 1566

Monday, January 10, 2022
yantian port

China Tightens Restrictions Near Key Port Amid New Virus Cases

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — China tightened restrictions on vehicles entering Shenzhen, spurring concern that the delivery of goods to and from one of the

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 1769

Sunday, January 2, 2022

Tesla Surmounts Supply Chain Woes With Record Quarterly Deliveries

By Hyunjoo Jin and Nivedita Balu, Jan 2 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Sunday reported record quarterly deliveries that far exceeded Wall Street estimates,

January 2, 2022
Total Views: 1621

Friday, December 31, 2021

IKEA Raises Prices Amid Supply Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Costs

STOCKHOLM, Dec 30 (Reuters) – The world’s biggest furniture brand IKEA is raising prices by an average of 9% as it faces increasing costs in

December 31, 2021
Total Views: 1724

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Biden Takes Victory Lap, Declaring Holiday Supply Chain Crisis Averted

By Mario Parker and Josh Wingrove (Bloomberg) — President Joe Biden said that his administration, together with labor unions and companies, succeeded in

December 22, 2021
Total Views: 1200

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Drewry: Four Potential Supply Chain Disruptors to Watch For In 2022

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The fractious relationship between ocean carriers and their freight forwarder and NVOCC customers is seen as one of

December 15, 2021
Total Views: 1399

Friday, December 10, 2021

New Ningbo Lockdown Shows Covid Threat Hanging Over Supply Chains

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – A new partial lockdown in Ningbo has highlighted the threat to container supply chains from China’s strict zero-Covid

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 1246

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Languishing Walnuts Show How Shipping Crisis Is Hurting U.S. Farmers

By Sharon Bernstein and Nathan Frandino ESCALON, Calif., Dec 9 (Reuters) – The shrink-wrapped boxes of fresh California walnuts stacked almost to the

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 2126

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Shipping Alliances Drop Hundreds of Asia-North Europe Port Calls Due to Congestion

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Nearly a quarter of the scheduled port calls of Asia-North Europe alliance loops were omitted in the past five months,

December 8, 2021
Total Views: 2238

Saturday, December 4, 2021
Truck Traffic on a bridge

Is Lowering The Age Limit For Truckers In Order To Address The Supply-Chain Crunch Worth The Safety Risks?

By Keith Laing (Bloomberg) –Dezjion Henson has wanted to be a truck driver his whole life. When he turned 18 last year he jumped at the chance and

December 4, 2021
Total Views: 3630

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Federal Trade Commission Launches Inquiry Into Supply Chain Disruptions

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has launched a new inquiry into supply chain disruptions contributing to empty shelves and sky-high prices for U.S.

December 2, 2021
Total Views: 821

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
port of los angeles-long beach

Major California Ports Continue To Delay Fees For Lingering Containers

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) –California’s ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach delayed charging fines on containers that sit on the docks for

November 24, 2021
Total Views: 926

Longshoremen China

China’s Covid Zero Policy Towards Seafarers Escalates Supply Chain Crisis

By K. Oanh Ha and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) —China’s increasingly extreme Covid Zero policies are standing in the way of a full recovery for the

November 24, 2021
Total Views: 2701


Toymaker’s ‘War Room’ Goes 24/7 To Secure Spots On Containers And Ships

By Amelia Pollard (Bloomberg) –The journey of Tonka’s Mighty Dump Truck toy from its Asian factory to U.S. stores offers a window into

November 24, 2021
Total Views: 5483

Port Of Vancouver, Canada

Shipping Cost And Delays Are Prompting Companies To Look Towards Canadian And U.S. Suppliers

By Allison Lampert and Julie Gordon, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Global shipping and supply chain bottlenecks are encouraging Canadian firms to bring

November 24, 2021
Total Views: 1462

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Cargo ship Guangdong Port

Off The Grid: Chinese Data Law Adds to Global Shipping Disruption

By Jonathan Saul and Eduardo Baptista LONDON/HONG KONG, Nov 17 (Reuters) – Ships in Chinese waters are disappearing from tracking systems following the

November 17, 2021
Total Views: 5143