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Tensions rise in UK haulage as surcharges see drivers playing ‘musical chairs’

Supply Chain and Logistics

The UK, with Brexit, has been one of the hardest hit nations with driver shortages. Here is some talk on the situation. Apparently driver shortage surcharges are being added by some carriers, claiming all the money goes to drivers. Who … Continue reading → Labor Economics Logistics Trucking Brexit european union intermodal trucking

How did the 1900 hurricane forever change the Texas shipping industry?

The Supply Chain Journal

On Sept. 8, 1900, a Category 4 hurricane smashed on shore in Galveston, an island city of about 38,000 people on the Gulf Coast of Texas. The hurricane had maximum winds surpassing 135 miles per hour and a storm surge that inundated as much as a third of the city with 5 to 12 feet of water.


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Shanghai Halts Some Port Operations and Flights on Typhoon

Supply Chain Brain

Shanghai has halted some container port operations and will cancel most flights Monday and Tuesday as Typhoon Chanthu approaches the city, which is China’s financial capital and a major shipping hub

White Paper – Capacity Strategy: The Perfect Ratio of Automation to Carrier Relationships

The Supply Chain Journal

The post-COVID economy has taken a toll on shippers and the industry as a whole. Despite a growing willingness to re-enter brick-and-mortar stores, consumers are continuing to shop online in record numbers, leading to a sustained e-commerce boom.

4 Critical Steps to Build into Your Digital Logistics Strategy

Up your logistics game by empowering your supply chain with AI-powered analytics, real-time collaboration, IoT-enabled track and trace, and cognitive decision-making to achieve digital logistics success. Build your strategy around these 4 critical steps.

Recognizing America's Unsung Heroes: Professional Truck Drivers

Women in Trucking

It's National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! ????. Through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and economic and environmental challenges, professional drivers have persevered in keeping the American economy moving.

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Kansas City Southern to terminate merger agreement with Canadian National

The LoadStar

PRESS RELEASE . Kansas City Southern Receives Revised Proposal from Canadian Pacific That Board of Directors Determines is a “Company Superior Proposal” KANSAS CITY, Mo.–(BUSINESS


KCS declares Canadian Pacific’s merger offer as ‘superior’

The Supply Chain Journal

Kansas City Southern ’s board of directors confirmed that it has declared Canadian Pacific ’s bid to acquire KCS as “superior,” thus diminishing the prospects of an acquisition by rival CN.