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Tuesday, May 14, 2024
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Shipping

New U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Imports Could Spike Supply Chain Costs

U.S. President Joe Biden has announced new tariffs on Chinese imports, a move that could further disrupt global supply chains and increase costs. These

8 mins ago
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Monday, May 13, 2024
anoramic view city of Vancouver with the container port terminal and freight station with trains, oil-cars, tank-cars
Shipping

Alberta Urges Trudeau to Head Off Port and Rail Strikes

OTTAWA, May 13 (Reuters) – The western oil- and grain-producing province of Alberta on Monday urged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to

19 hours ago
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Sunday, March 31, 2024
Barge cranes are shown near the collapsed Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore. U.S. Coast Guard/Petty Officer 2nd Class Taylor Bacon/Handout via REUTERS
Ports

Baltimore Ship Accident Has East Coast Ports Scrambling To Absorb Cargo

By Brendan Murray Mar 31, 2024(Bloomberg) —Ports along the US East Coast are modifying their operations to absorb cargo diverted from Baltimore

March 31, 2024
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Friday, January 26, 2024
UNCTAD Sounds the Alarm Over Unprecedented Disruptions to Global Trade
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UNCTAD Sounds the Alarm Over Unprecedented Disruptions to Global Trade

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has sounded the alarm over rising disruptions in global trade due to escalating geopolitical

January 26, 2024
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Monday, December 4, 2023
A Maersk containership berthed at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia.
Shipping

Maersk to Invest Over $500 Million in Southeast Asia’s Supply Chain

A.P. Moller-Maersk (Maersk) has announced a significant investment of more than $500 million to expand its supply chain infrastructure in Southeast Asia. This

December 4, 2023
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Saturday, October 7, 2023
port of los angeles-long beach. photo REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Shipping

US Nearshoring, Reshoring And Onshoring Is Booming

By Redd Brown Oct 7, 2023 (Bloomberg) –When Sterling Infrastructure Inc. Chief Executive Officer Joe Cutillo first started telling Wall Street that

October 7, 2023
Total Views: 4733

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
An up-close image of a Maersk ship in port
Shipping

Major U.S. Retailers Returning to ‘Just-in-Time’ Supply Chain

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Aug 23 (Reuters) – During the worst shipping delays of the early pandemic, consumer and transportation

August 23, 2023
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Monday, August 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: Shipping containers are stacked at Gwangyang port in Gwangyang, South Korea, June 14, 2022. Yonhap via REUTERS
Shipping

Supply Chain Hopeful of Container Market Rebound, Survey Shows

A survey of more than 2,500 supply chain professionals has shown that a majority are hopeful of container market rebound. Despite the ongoing market

August 21, 2023
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Monday, August 7, 2023
shipping containers
Shipping

Book Review:  Rigorous Supply Chain Analysis  Explained  

By Ira Breskin Building a resilient and cost-competitive 21st-century supply chain is an arduous but essential requirement that firms must satisfy in order

August 7, 2023
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Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Stacked containers and cranes are shown at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 22, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake
Shipping

US Supply Chain Woes Shift and Persist in 2023

CHICAGO, May 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. supply chain is healing from early pandemic shocks that sent shipping costs sky rocketing and squeezed supplies

May 17, 2023
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Wednesday, March 15, 2023
DP World Looks to Develop Warehousing at UK’s Southampton Port
Shipping

DP World Looks to Develop Warehousing at UK’s Southampton Port

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — DP World Ltd. is looking to expand operations at the UK’s Port of Southampton by developing warehouse space to meet

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 1206

Monday, March 6, 2023
Global Supply Chain Returns to Normal, NY Fed Gauge Shows
Shipping

Global Supply Chain Returns to Normal, NY Fed Gauge Shows

Conditions in the global supply chain have returned to normal after three-years of pandemic-induced disruptions, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New

March 6, 2023
Total Views: 2995

Monday, February 27, 2023
Supply Chain Disruptions’ Impact on Inflation is Likely to Persist Despite Recovery
Shipping

Supply Chain Disruptions’ Impact on Inflation is Likely to Persist Despite Recovery

By Laura Curtis (Bloomberg) — Supply chains across the world are healing up almost as fast as they broke down. That doesn’t mean the pressure

February 27, 2023
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Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Tiangin,,China. Photo: ambient_pix / Shutterstock.com
Ports

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: 986

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

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
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Friday, January 6, 2023
China’s COVID Woes Puts Supply Chain’s Return to Normal on Pause
Shipping

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
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Aerial top view of a containership at port. Stock Photo: Shutterstock/Avigator Fortuner
Shipping

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: 1165

Sunday, August 28, 2022
Shipping Giant CMA CGM Sees Softening Of Global Freight Rates
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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
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Wednesday, August 17, 2022
an overhead view of port of los angeles docks
Ports

Port of Los Angeles Calls for More Cargo as Fluidity Improves

The nation’s top port for containers is out with some big numbers again today. The Port of Los Angeles reported preliminary July figures showing an

August 17, 2022
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Wednesday, August 10, 2022
A cargo ship is moored in the Port of Long Beach while cranes retrieve cargo containers from the ship
Shipping

Supply Chain Stakeholders Begin Data Sharing with New National Freight Data Platform

The U.S. Department of Transportation is getting ready to convene the first meeting of supply chain stakeholders participating in a new national freight data

August 10, 2022
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