supply chain disruptions


Saturday, September 10, 2022
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail
Ports

US Unions Work To Avoid Rail Strikes

By Victoria Cavaliere (Bloomberg) Freight railroads and labor unions are working through the weekend to hammer out a new contract to avoid a strike that could

September 10, 2022
Total Views: 2983

Sunday, August 28, 2022
Shipping

Shipping Giant CMA CGM Sees Softening Of Global Freight Rates

By Samy Adghirni and Tara Patel (Bloomberg) –French container line giant CMA CGM SA is seeing an across-the-board drop in shipping rates and a

August 28, 2022
Total Views: 4379

Saturday, August 27, 2022
Ports

Container Dwell Fee On Hold Again For San Pedro Bay Ports

The San Pedro Bay ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will postpone consideration of the “Container Dwell Fee” for four weeks, until Sept. 23.  Since the

August 27, 2022
Total Views: 709

Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Ports

White House Port Envoy Says Nation’s Entire Supply Chains Need 24/7 Operations, Not Just Ports

By Ngai Yeung (Bloomberg) — All parts of the US supply chain — not just its ports — need to move to round-the-clock operations to

August 10, 2022
Total Views: 1231

Saturday, August 6, 2022
Ports

UK’s Biggest Container Port To Be Hit By Eight Days of Strikes

By Siddharth Philip and Katie Linsell (Bloomberg) –Almost 2,000 dock workers at Britain’s biggest container ship port plan to strike for eight days

August 6, 2022
Total Views: 5291

Friday, August 5, 2022
Ports

Dockworker Union Plans Strike At UK’s Biggest Container Port

By Siddharth Philip (Bloomberg) Almost 2,000 dock workers at Felixstowe, Britain’s biggest container ship port, will strike for eight days later this month

August 5, 2022
Total Views: 1171

Thursday, July 28, 2022
Ports

‘Huge Disruption’ Expected After UK Port Strike Vote

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Staff at Britain’s largest container port, Felixstowe, have voted in favour of strike action in a

July 28, 2022
Total Views: 2557

Monday, July 25, 2022
Shipping

Key Workers Threaten to Hit Global Economy Where It Hurts

By Augusta Saraiva and Bryce Baschuk (Bloomberg) — The pandemic has put unprecedented strain on global supply chains -– and also on the workers

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 1183

Sunday, July 24, 2022
Shipping

World’s Key Workers Threaten To Hit Economy Where It Will Hurt

By Augusta Saraiva and Bryce Baschuk Jul 24, 2022 (Bloomberg) –The pandemic has put unprecedented strain on global supply chains -– and also

July 24, 2022
Total Views: 3669

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Ports

Liverpool Dockworkers Might Strike Over Pay

LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Hundreds of dockworkers at one of Britain’s largest container ports will be balloted for strike action in a

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 1493

Monday, July 18, 2022
Ports

When Will Supply Chains Return to Normal?

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Rock guitarist Jack White, who extended his “Supply Chain Issues Tour” into October, might want to name

July 18, 2022
Total Views: 2844

Thursday, July 14, 2022
Shipping

German Dockworkers Begin Two-Day Strike Adding to Congestion Woes

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Dockers walked out of German ports at six o’clock this morning at the start of a 48-hour strike that will paralyse

July 14, 2022
Total Views: 2356

Saturday, July 9, 2022
Ports

California Truckers in Gig-Work Legal Limbo, Risking Supply Chains

By Augusta Saraiva and Ngai Yeung (Bloomberg) –About 70,000 truck owner-operators who form the bedrock of California’s transport industry are in

July 9, 2022
Total Views: 3878

Thursday, July 7, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Shipping

Global Supply Chain Pressures Continue Slide

Global supply chain pressures continued to decline in June but is still at historically high levels, according to the New York Fed’s Global Supply Chain

July 7, 2022
Total Views: 1203

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Shipping

Clogged Warehouses And Rail Delays Signal New Supply Chain Woes

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) Public attention has waned two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains, giving the impression that everything

June 28, 2022
Total Views: 3253

Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Shipping

Maersk Sees No Let Up in Surging Cost of Shipping Goods

By Richa Naidu and Padraic Halpin LONDON/DUBLIN, June 22 (Reuters) – The cost of shipping goods has surged 25-30% since the start of the pandemic due

June 22, 2022
Total Views: 3502

Monday, June 20, 2022
Ports

Empty Container Boxes Stuck At Rotterdam May Stoke Asia Shortage

By Ann Koh Jun 20, 2022,(Bloomberg) —Empty container boxes crucial for Asia’s exporters are getting stuck in the port of Rotterdam as a growing

June 20, 2022
Total Views: 4824

Thursday, June 16, 2022
Shipping

President Biden Signs The Ocean Shipping Reform Act Into Law

President Joe Biden has signed into law the S. 3580, the “Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022,” marking the first major change to federal regulations for

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 3048

port of los angeles and long beach
Shipping

Port Congestion to Keep Spot Freight Rates High Into 2023, Executives Say

By Jeslyn Lerh SINGAPORE, June 16 (Reuters) – Global port congestion is set to continue until at least early 2023 and keep spot freight rates

June 16, 2022
Total Views: 846

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Ports

South Korean Trucker Strike Ends But Hurdles Remain

By Heesu Lee and Heejin Kim (Bloomberg) — South Korea’s truckers began returning to work and factories resumed deliveries of goods from cars to

June 15, 2022
Total Views: 484