supply chain disruptions

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Major China Port Banks on Robots to Beat Post-Covid Disruptions

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — One of the world’s biggest ports is working to fully automate all dock operations in a bid to cope with Covid-induced

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 763

Friday, January 13, 2023
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship

Reshoring U.S. Supply Chain Will be Limited by Costs

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — A mass exodus out of East Asia seems unlikely for US manufacturers in 2023, with any decision to diversify supply chains

January 13, 2023
Total Views: 955

Friday, January 6, 2023

China’s COVID Woes Puts Supply Chain’s Return to Normal on Pause

By Michael S. Derby NEW YORK, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Declining world supply chain pressures are being challenged by new disruptions in China tied to

January 6, 2023
Total Views: 836

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Supply Chains Undergoing Digital Transformation ‘Golden Age’

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — When the pandemic arrived in the leafy lakeside town of Holland, Michigan, office-furniture company Haworth Inc. needed

January 4, 2023
Total Views: 1054

Monday, October 17, 2022

California Calls for Projects for $1.2 Billion in Port and Freight Infrastructure Funding

The state of California has issued a call for projects for the $1.2 billion in one-time state funding for port and freight infrastructure projects. Finalized

October 17, 2022
Total Views: 930

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Supply Chain Snarls Loosen, But Plenty of Problems Remain

By Timothy Aeppel Oct 13 (Reuters) – John Ehresmann loves that the cost of shipping an ocean container from Asia to a U.S. port or

October 13, 2022
Total Views: 901

Sunday, October 9, 2022

When Will The Supply Chain Return To Normal?

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Few observers have had a better perch to watch the pandemic slowly clog — and now free up — one of the biggest arteries of

October 9, 2022
Total Views: 3527

Saturday, September 10, 2022
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail

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: 3013

Sunday, August 28, 2022

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: 4438

Saturday, August 27, 2022

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: 736

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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: 1240

Saturday, August 6, 2022

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: 5369

Friday, August 5, 2022

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: 1190

Thursday, July 28, 2022

‘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: 2568

Monday, July 25, 2022

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

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: 3694

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

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: 1507

Monday, July 18, 2022

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: 2868

Thursday, July 14, 2022

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: 2371

Saturday, July 9, 2022
Trucks At Port Of LA

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: 3896