How to track your cargo anywhere – Product Review – Tive’s real-time IoT data tracker

Theft of cargo in transit remains highest among all types of cargo theft in 2020.. This is one of the trends identified in the annual cargo theft report released by … Read more..

US importers pay millions in additional interest due to port congestion in US West Coast ports

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Billions of dollars worth of cargo waiting outside West Coast ports in 2021 racked up millions in interest due to port congestion Importers pay millions of dollars in interest to … Read more..

FMC Maritime Transportation Data Initiative – Next meeting with Warehouse, Distribution, and 3PL Sectors

In December 2021, the Chairman of The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Daniel B. Maffei appointed Commissioner Carl Bentzel to spearhead an initiative of the FMC to focus on identifying data constraints that … Read more..

Seafarers need an enforceable global protocol for “green channel” travel

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Provide an enforceable global protocol for “green channel” travel for seafarers This is the call from Frank Coles who has started a petition to the President of the United States … Read more..

Will delays in peak season inventory lead to a cooling down in the freight market..??

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The extraordinary growth figures of the US retail sector cannot hold up forever. 2022 might be the year it falters, taking the trucking market along with it. The holiday shopping … Read more..

Carriers given a month to evacuate empty containers in Los Angeles Terminal

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“Ocean carriers will be charged for empty containers staying in the Los Angeles port terminals for more than 9 days” – this is the message from Gene Seroka, Executive Director … Read more..

Blockchain creates trust in trade finance – Executive Insights with Farooq Siddiqi – CEO of #dltledgers

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Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides useful insights and thoughtful analysis on what is happening in the maritime, shipping, freight, logistics, supply chain, and trade … Read more..

A simple but clear perspective on the notion of Shipping Cartels

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Liner shipping plays a very important role in the container shipping industry carrying 25.3 million TEU on around 6313 container ships.. As I highlighted in my Annual Review for 2021, … Read more..

The impact of Supply Chain disruptions and mitigation – A conversation with the FMC

Impact of supply chain disruption and mitigation - A conversation with the FMC

Supply Chain can perhaps be termed as the “Phrase of the Year” in 2021. Whether you were involved in the business of supply chain or not, everyone heard about it, … Read more..

2021 – The Year of the Carrier and Supply Disruptions.. Shipping and Freight Resource – Annual Review 2021

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This is the Annual Review of the shipping and freight industry in 2021 by Shipping and Freight Resource.. This is an in depth look into what transpired in our industry … Read more..

Carriers not to blame for port congestions – Executive Insights with Stephen Nothdurft – VP of HMM, Midwest

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Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides useful insights and thoughtful analysis on what is happening in the maritime, shipping, freight, logistics, supply chain, and … Read more..

Average Transit time from China to New York outperforms Los Angeles/Long Beach transits

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As many container vessels continue to loiter across Southern California and farther, waiting for berths at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — the focal points of the … Read more..

Federal Maritime Commission kicks off Maritime Data Infrastructure initiative

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In December 2021, the Chairman of The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Daniel B. Maffei appointed Commissioner Carl Bentzel to spearhead an initiative of the FMC to focus on identifying data … Read more..

Data standardization and its benefits – Executive Insights with Thomas Bagge, CEO of DCSA

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Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides useful insights and thoughtful analysis on what is happening in the maritime, shipping, freight, logistics, supply chain and … Read more..

Export container dwell times soar at main ports globally as berthing delays bite

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Export containers are building up not just in the ports of LA/LB but at many major ports globally Dozens of ships are slow steaming way off the coast of Southern California and 37 container ships are … Read more..