Tad Thompson | November 22, 2021 | Air Cargo | Freighters
The healthcare supply chain is battling a public immunization effort that has attained previously-unimaginable complexities. The transportation of temperature-sensitive and precious vaccines is central to controlling the Coronavirus pandemic.
Leo Ryan | November 22, 2021 | Maritime | Breakbulk News
In both western and eastern Canada, breakbulk activity is on the rise – as seen in strong shipments of steel, forest products and construction materials as well as wind energy components. The overall project cargo sector is re-bounding from production delays and other pandemic-related challenges.
Peter Buxbaum | November 22, 2021 | International Trade | Commodity
With the supply chain for building materials clogged, Canadian exporters and United States importers of softwood lumber want the Biden administration to do something about the U.S. tariffs imposed on that commodity.
Paul Scott Abbott | November 22, 2021 | Project / Heavy Lift
As the world begins to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, third-party logistics leaders are turning to time-honored approaches entailing collaborative planning and innovative solutions to meet such present challenges as skyrocketing freight rates and tight truck capacity in keeping project and breakbulk cargo shipments moving.
“Sweeper Ships”, ships deployed for the purpose of picking up empty containers for repositioning, have for years been an instrument in the ocean carriers’ tool box to balance container flows in extreme circumstances.
Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero defended surcharges that the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles propose to assess on ocean carriers, which he said were necessary to alleviate the congestion crisis at the two ports.