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COVID-19: Millions Face Lockdowns, With Shanghai And Shenzhen Impacted

Shipments through the ports of Shanghai, Shenzhen and Yantian are expected to be subject to major disruption during the next week or so, as millions in China…

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Rising Fuel Prices, Ocean Freight & UK Transport

Low-sulphur bunker prices have increased dramatically this month - soaring by a third since the end of February - which is likely to impact ocean freight…

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Ukraine Conflict Impacting Logistics

The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has already started to impact logistics further afield. While we are only a few days into the hostilities, we have summarised…

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Canada Impacted By Protests – USA Next?

Following weeks of demonstrations in Canada, against mandatory vaccines for cross border truckers, the US may be next as protest groups emerge.

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Pimp My Stride: The Three Peaks Challenge

James, Sam, Tom, Lauren, Victoria, Adam & Scott will be tackling The Three Peaks Challenge in 24 hours, on 18th-19th June 2022 to raise money for Cancer…

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China Port Update Post Chinese New Year

It was hoped that the Chinese New Year would bring a much needed circuit break for struggling Chinese ports, which to some extent it has.

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Friday – Storm Eunice Impacting Logistics

As Storm Eunice starts to batter the south of the UK, we are already witnessing the impact on logistics.

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Should We Prepare For High Rates As The New Normal?

Freight and ancillary costs across many trades and transport modes have continued to be much higher than they were in previous years. This makes us wonder…

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Chinese New Year Holiday

Production has effectively stopped in China as factories close and its people ready themselves for this year's Spring Festival, a public holiday that lasts for…

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Yantian – The Latest Port With Delays

The Port of Yantian is the latest Chinese port to be struggling with congestion issues and has introduced new measures.

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China – Ocean Freight Port Update

Chinese ports are being impacted by regional lockdowns and localised measures to combat covid, with the Omicron variant now spreading.

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China – Import LCL Dates Around CNY

This year's Chinese New Year falls on February 1st, which commences the annual 7 day public holiday and 2/3 week lag in exports.

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Increase To Vancouver Fulfilment Costs

Following the recent storm issues experienced in British Columbia, we have witnessed logistics costs rising throughout the state and impacting our fulfilment…

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Covid Protocols Leads To Major Ningbo/Shanghai Disruption

Covid outbreaks in Zhejiang province have led to the introduction of new protocols for Ningbo port, which is causing further congestion and major disruption…

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