The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have hit yet another new congestion milestone: a record 100 ships are waiting at anchor or in drift zones, including 70 container ships. The San Pedro port complex is the busiest hub for U.S.
GATORView shipment detail pages have been updated to include several exciting new enhancements, providing clientele with substantial new tracking capabilities. Tracking links for relevant international carriers, piers, rail carriers, container freight stations, Customs exam sites, and delivering truckers will now be provided on the detail page, if relevant. Some links will be direct to the […]
Supply chain players on various fronts told CCJ that they have little confidence in President Joe Biden’s initiative to alleviate congestion at the nation’s busiest ports.
The import sector has been experiencing overwhelming volumes in 2021, resulting in extensive delays across all modes, ports, and service providers. FgL works diligently to expedite all shipments; however, many issues are beyond FgL’s control, and with the dramatic increase in slow responsiveness, and even non-responsiveness, from many carriers & third parties, FgL cannot assume […]
Faced with persistent delays at the port of Savannah, two of the largest container shipping lines announced plans to suspend calls to the U.S.’s fourth busiest port. With Savannah handling nearly 500,000 TEU per month and a record 5.
With production in China slowed during the Golden Week holiday and by power restrictions in some areas, and with ocean delays making it increasingly unlikely that shipments not already moving will make it in time for the end-of holiday period, transpacific rates stayed level this week after a signif
Typhoon Chanthu has stalled just off the coast of Shanghai, and forecasts indicate that it will remain in the region through Wednesday, dumping rain and rattling China’s central coast with high winds.
Since the beginning of 2021, container shipping spot freight rates have continued to rise due to port congestion and the major imbalance between demand and maritime container transport effective capacity.
Congestion has worsened again in recent days at US west coast ports, leaving some experts to conclude that the disruptions to US and global supply chains caused by the current ocean freight bottlenecks will take at least a further six months to unravel.
Desperate logistics service providers in Chicago are resorting to a number of new tactics, including bribery and undercover extraction missions, to avoid worsening congestion that is trapping shipments for more than a week at O’Hare International Airport’s cargo terminals, according to industry