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Monday, May 23, 2022
Trucks At Port Of LA
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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: 4898

Thursday, May 19, 2022
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Shipping

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: 7347

Sunday, May 15, 2022
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News

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: 4014

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

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: 1359

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
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Ports

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: 1259

port of los angeles
Shipping

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: 1902

Saturday, April 30, 2022
Stacked containers are shown as ships unload their cargo at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo
Shipping

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: 3190

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

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: 2712

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
Ukraine War and China’s COVID Lockdowns Add to Supply Chain Problems
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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: 1314

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Xeneta’s State of the Market Webinar: Supply Chain Uncertainty, Covid Lockdowns, and Sanctions
Shipping

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: 554

Wednesday, March 16, 2022
yantian port
Shipping

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: 1493

Monday, March 14, 2022
Will A New Iron Curtain Fall On Shipping?
Shipping

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: 2996

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
container ship port
Shipping

Omicron Ripping Through Cargo Ships May Exacerbate Shipping Woes

By K. Oanh Ha and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Omicron is ripping through cargo ships, raising concerns that a surge in cases, coupled with China’s tightened

February 23, 2022
Total Views: 5484

Saturday, February 19, 2022
Congestion At U.S. And Canadian Ports Have Exacerbated French Fry Shortage
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Congestion At U.S. And Canadian Ports Have Exacerbated French Fry Shortage

By Ann Koh(Bloomberg) Southeast Asian fast-food chains are being hit by a shortage of French fries as supply-chain snarls slow shipments of the frozen

February 19, 2022
Total Views: 2520

Friday, February 18, 2022
China Port Delays Slow Shipments From Iron Ore to Electronics
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China Port Delays Slow Shipments From Iron Ore to Electronics

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Port congestion in China is slowing the delivery of everything from iron ore to electronics, forcing companies to rely

February 18, 2022
Total Views: 1263

Monday, February 14, 2022
WTO Says Demand Shock Behind Trade Bottlenecks Should Ease in Months
Shipping

WTO Says Demand Shock Behind Trade Bottlenecks Should Ease in Months

BRUSSELS, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Global trade bottlenecks are more the result of demand spikes than supply chain snags, with pressure likely to ease in the

February 14, 2022
Total Views: 1145

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
maersk ship
Shipping

Maersk Reports Record Earnings for 2021 as Supply Chain Chaos Continues… For Now

Danish shipping conglomerate A.P. Moller – Maersk reported record earnings for 2021 amid high freight rates and disruptions that continue to impact

February 9, 2022
Total Views: 1132

Friday, January 28, 2022
containerships anchored off port of los angeles
Shipping

Monetary Policy Effect on Supply Chain Inflationary Pressure May Be ‘Limited’ -New York Fed

By Jonnelle Marte Jan 28 (Reuters) – Domestic monetary policy actions may do little to tame some of the inflation being driven by global supply chain

January 28, 2022
Total Views: 486

Monday, January 24, 2022
New Ship And Supply Trackers Flash Caution Amid Omicron Worries
Shipping

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: 1519

Friday, January 14, 2022
U.S. Holiday Sales Endure Supply Chain Snags
Shipping

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: 492
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