supply chain disruptions

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

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

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Monday, June 20, 2022

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: 4492

Thursday, June 16, 2022

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: 2866

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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: 726

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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: 445

Sunday, June 12, 2022
angshan Deep-Water Port

DHL Warns Supply Chain Won’t Recover to Pre-Covid Days in 2023

By Kyunghee Park Jun 12, 2022,(Bloomberg) –Port congestion should ease next year as new container vessels are delivered and demand from shippers

June 12, 2022
Total Views: 1520

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship

Supply Chain Relief Sparks Feud Over U.S. Demand

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Some supply strains in the US are easing, two years after a jump in demand started emptying shelves, snarling shipping

May 31, 2022
Total Views: 5466

Friday, May 27, 2022

Former 4 Star Army General Appointed As New White House Port Envoy

The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday the appointment of retired General Stephen R. Lyons, former Commander of the U.S.

May 27, 2022
Total Views: 2094

Monday, May 23, 2022

Stressed-Out Supply Chain Managers Throwing in the Towel in Search of Greener Pastures

By Daniela Sirtori-Cortina (Bloomberg) — Supply-chain managers quit their jobs last year at the highest rate since at least 2016 due to a mix of burnout

May 23, 2022
Total Views: 4754

Thursday, May 19, 2022
panama canal tonnage record

Panama Canal Ship Queue Reflects Shipping Bottlenecks

By James Attwood, Augusta Saraiva and Sergio Chapa (Bloomberg) — The global shipping bottlenecks rattling industries and consumers in the pandemic era

May 19, 2022
Total Views: 7235

Sunday, May 15, 2022
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Shipping Chaos Sends Japan Manufacturers Home

By Masumi Suga (Bloomberg) Japanese manufacturers are increasingly looking to move offshore operations to their home market, according to a Tokyo Steel

May 15, 2022
Total Views: 3939

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Cargo containers pile up at a marine terminal at the Port of Los Angeles.

U.S. Importers Turn to Prayer and Washington as West Coast Port Labor Talks Kick Off

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – For more than two years, Isaac Larian has used every available tool to overcome global supply-chain

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 1284

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
yantian port

Ad-Hoc Carriers and Retail Charters Hit By China Lockdowns

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The combination of Covid lockdown cargo delays in China and congestion at US east coast ports has prompted alliance

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 1112

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Port Snarls Point to Worsening Global Supply Chain, Royal Bank of Canada Says

By Marc Jones LONDON, May 3 (Reuters) – Global supply chain problems look to set to worsen, a new report published on Tuesday said, as

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 1628

Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Way We Look At The Global Economy Needs To Change

By Brendan Murray and Michelle Jamrisko Apr 30, 2022, (Bloomberg) —Global supply chains are knotting up from China to Denmark, sparking

April 30, 2022
Total Views: 3121

Friday, April 22, 2022
MSC container-ship Port of Montreal Canada

Montreal Makes Pitch for Ships to Head North Amid Supply Chain Snarls

By Stephen Wicary and Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — The head of Canada’s second-biggest port has a supply-chain sales pitch few of his peers in the

April 22, 2022
Total Views: 2682

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Ukraine War and China’s COVID Lockdowns Add to Supply Chain Problems

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Global supply strains that started to ease in early 2022 are worsening again as headwinds strengthen from the war in

March 29, 2022
Total Views: 1260

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Xeneta’s State of the Market Webinar: Supply Chain Uncertainty, Covid Lockdowns, and Sanctions

Peter Sand, Xeneta’s container freight analyst extraordinaire, referred to shipping as “a constant barrage of risks coming into our everyday lives”

March 23, 2022
Total Views: 540

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
yantian port

Trucking Delays and Ship Queues Grow in China Amid New COVID Lockdowns

By Sam Whelan (The Loadstar) – Forwarders have warned of landside logistics disruption in China from the latest round of Covid-related lockdowns,

March 16, 2022
Total Views: 1475

Monday, March 14, 2022

Will A New Iron Curtain Fall On Shipping?

by Tinglong Dai (TheConversation) Francis Fukuyama, the American political scientist who once described the collapse of the Soviet Union as the “end of

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 2953