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Businesses Worried Delays Affect Holiday Shipping

CANTON DES PLAINES, COUNTY OF LUZERNE (WBRE / WYOU) – The supply chain crisis is having a huge impact, including on local NEPA businesses. A business owner in Luzerne County is already worried about the impact of the issue on her store this holiday season. It’s only October, so it’s kinda weird thinking about holiday […]

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Holiday shopping starts earlier with delivery delays and mail slowdown

RAPID CITY, SD (KEVN) – Before we know it, the holiday rush will be upon us, with people buying and ordering gifts from everywhere. But shipping changes and mail delivery slowdowns are already causing problems for those who start early. The United States Postal Service recently made some changes, implementing longer transit times for first-class […]

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Port of California 24-hour operation no longer used

A pilot program offering 24-hour container operations at the Port of Long Beach has attracted no truckers for more than two weeks since the start of extended hours, highlighting the challenges facing Southern California seaports as dozens of ships are retreating off the coast. Total Terminals International LLC, among the largest terminals in Long Beach, […]

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Announcement: New eShip Transport – Snowbird Car Shipping service from CA in the United States

The best way for snowbirds to ship a car to the United States is with eShip Transport Announcement of a new service provided by eShip Transport – Snowbird Auto Transport from CA to the United States – Best Car Shipping from Canada to the United States COCONUT CREEK, FLORIDA, USA, Oct 2, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – […]

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Shipping container issues drive up retail prices

As for the skyrocketing prices for shipping those large containers, if the big companies have to pay an extra cost, that means you do too. Have you noticed that random items are suddenly out of stock at stores in your area? Your favorite shampoo, or those cookies you love? Well, the reason behind it could […]

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UK factories face growing supply problems and staff shortages -PMI

British factories in September suffered their weakest month since February, when the country was still largely locked down, according to a survey that highlighted the impact of supply chain problems and staff shortages on manufacturers. The IHS Markit / CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers index fell for a fourth consecutive month, to 57.1 from 60.3 […]

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Shortages, Shipments and Closures Hit Asian Factory Production | national news

Japan’s retail sales fell 4.1% much worse than expected in August from the previous month on weak demand for clothing and appliances. Another sign of slowing activity, surveys of factory managers also showed a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing. The Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index, or PMI, fell to 49.6 in September from 50.1 in August on […]

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International shipping workers warn of collapse of global transportation systems

A coalition of unions representing shipping workers around the world has warned of an imminent “collapse of global transportation systems” due to the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an open letter on Wednesday, labor groups warned that fragmented and inconsistent pandemic restrictions around the world have plunged global shipping into chaos. The warning […]

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Vaccine mandate, port backlog collides with peak shipping

A potential COVID vaccine mandate, a near-daily record number of container ships calling off US ports and soaring spot market rates that do not attract inbound drivers to those same ports are not ringing the bell like ingredients for a very merry Christmas, but these are the realities before the season. It’s been a tough […]

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USPS Overhaul and Blocked Ports May Cause Shipping Delays During Holidays – NBC Bay Area

A reorganization of the United States Postal Service combined with a standoff at West Coast ports could lead to vacation shortages and shipping delays. Starting Friday, a small amount of first class mail and periodicals may take longer to arrive. First class single mail traveling within the same region will still be delivered within two […]