The massive container ship that infamously blocked the Suez Canal in March is back on the water after having its bow repaired in China.
Issues like labor shortages and port congestions are contributing to delays and disruptions retail companies face ahead of the 2021 holiday season.
Some ships are having to wait at sea for nine days before they can get a spot in the port, the head of the Georgia Ports Authority said.
The trucking industry anticipates a shortage of 100,000 drivers by 2023, and many recruiters are hoping women will take the wheel.
The labor shortage, COVID-19, and holiday-buying surges are causing shipping disruptions and delays at two of the most important ports in the US.
A supply chain expert explains why the backlog is going to make it nearly impossible to get gifts on time this year - unless you get a big head start.
A Boring Company presentation seen by Bloomberg showed a 21-foot-wide tunnel to move shipping containers side by side.
"We have a ship that's solely going to be ours. It's just going to go back and forth with 100% dedicated to Home Depot," Home Depot's COO said.
"In 40 years in toy retailing I have never known such challenging conditions from the point of view of pricing," the founder of a toy store said.
Major ocean carriers can't dock their vessels to get unloaded or find shipping containers. Now, we're running out of everything.
Supply chains underpin our society. Between a labor shortage, computer hacks, and other disruptions, we're seeing what happens when they struggle.
Retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and General Mills have sounded the alarm on the higher costs, which are further complicating a labor shortage and other issues.
Kansas City Southern will be bought in a $25 billion deal by Canadian Pacific Railway. The merger will create the first North American rail network.
From Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, American Airlines moves thousands of pounds of animals, Legos, and food on flights headed worldwide.
New Zealand’s recent COVID-19 outbreak could be traced back to imported frozen goods, officials said. Chinese officials also found traces of coronavirus on imported frozen foods from South America. But experts say the risk of catching COVID-19 from packages – frozen or otherwise – is low. Though viral particles can […]
Columbus, Ohio’s Rickenbacker International Airport has surged in popularity among cargo carriers since the start of the pandemic. International carriers like Emirates and Cathay Pacific have become regular visitors to Rickenbacker carrying personal protective equipment from Asia. Cargo flying has proven to be more lucrative than flying passengers, with the […]
Passenger airlines are hurriedly saying goodbye to the Boeing 747 but the jet still has a long life ahead of it in the cargo realm. Cargo airlines that value its abundance of storage space will keep the plane flying for at least another 20 years once the last model is […]