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5 ways to prioritize sustainable transportation for small businesses

As one report explains, impact is hard to pin down at a specific metric. However, consider that UPS alone delivered over 21 million packages every day in the second quarter of 2020. It is clear that shipping plays a major role in the well-being of our environment. The good news is that sustainability is a […]

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Port of Baltimore sustained for miles on Tuesday; Adds Business Amid Shipping Crisis – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Traffic was at a standstill at the Port of Baltimore on Tuesday, with the supply chain crisis showing no signs of abating. Fortunately, port officials say container ships are waiting in limbo at the Port of Los Angeles, there are no backlogs here, and business is being redirected to Baltimore. READ MORE: […]

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Shipping companies face fines for pending cargoes (VIDEO)

By Associated PressNovember 1, 2021 The Los Angeles and Long Beach Port Commissions have voted to start fining shipping companies if they allow containers to pile up. The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex will begin fining shipping companies if they let cargo containers pile up as the country’s busiest twin ports face an unprecedented ship […]

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Illegal loads: shipping companies snub, boycott meeting with Shippers Council, CRFFN

Multinational shipping companies operating in Nigerian waters over the weekend refused to attend a meeting called by the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), the country’s economic port regulator, and the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria ( CRFFN). The meeting was called to discuss the illegal charges and extortion allegations made against them […]

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Worried about delivery delays? Here’s what you need to know this Christmas time

Wheeling, W.Va. (WTRF) – Bottlenecks. Shortages. Arrears. Words that are becoming increasingly common as a supply chain crisis hits America at the worst possible time. You’ve seen the images on social media of empty store shelves, even for basic items like bread and toilet paper. So where did all this come from? An economist says […]

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Newsom and Buttigieg announce multibillion-dollar loan deal to improve shipping infrastructure at Los Angeles and Long Beach ports – CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A multibillion-dollar loan deal was announced Thursday between the state and the US Department of Transportation to fund infrastructure improvements to help remove the shipping bottleneck at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The partnership will allow California to accelerate work on port-specific upgrades, expand freight rail capacity, develop […]

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Price normalization will return to freight transport sector – eventually – according to shipping giant

Amid global pressures from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Geneva, Switzerland-based global shipping and logistics solutions provider Mediterranean Shipping Company has moved a record number of refrigerated containers over the past year and recorded sustained growth in seafood shipments, according to MSC Netherlands. Reefer Manager Dennis Alibux. In an interview with SeafoodSource, Alibux said that due […]

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Here is the truth behind the commitment of port operations 24/7

When you pull the frills off President Biden’s supply chain announcement, he’s essentially a political pawn to push the infrastructure bill forward. The sad truth is that congestion won’t be eased anytime soon, and it sure won’t be better in the next 90 days. Why? It’s common sense and math. You cannot blame private sector […]

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Dow expects supply chain lockdowns to last until 2022: CEO

Dow Chemical expects supply chain bottlenecks that have slowed exports of chemicals and resins to last through the first quarter of 2022 amid continued high demand for plastics across various industries, said CEO Jim Fitterling on October 21. Dow’s backlog is around 30% higher than normal due to supply chain bottlenecks that reduced its inventory-to-sales […]

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Holiday Expectations for DFW Shipping Hub – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

It’s not even Halloween and there are concerns about stocking stores this year for the Christmas season. The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled the supply chain, from manufacturers to customers. The nation relies on DFW to help bring the goods to market. “A lot of things come into Dallas, are redistributed and shipped, and it’s not […]