Sat.Oct 09, 2021

How did we get here? Why supply chains are so wrecked

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: Drewery World Container Index – Shanghai to Los Angeles, TAC Air Cargo Rate Index – Hong Kong to North America, All-in Van Rate per mile – USA, Intermodal Spot Rate – USA SONAR : WCI.SHALAX, AIRUSD.HKGNOA, TSTOPVRPM.USA, INTRM.USA.

Supply Chain Snarls Threaten Holiday Shopping

Blue Grace Logistics

A s the holiday shopping season begins to gear up, supply chain experts are advising customers to purchase gifts sooner rather than later because of logjams hurting the shipping system. Washington Examiner. Zachary Halaschak, Economic Reporter. Oct 9, 2021.


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The Log Book: CMA CGM to aid Chesapeake Bay oyster replenishment

The Supply Chain Journal

The Log Book is a weekly rundown of human-interest stories related to the transportation industry. This week: CMA CGM works to restore millions of oysters in Chesapeake Bay, J.B

Former Tesco Boss to Help Boris Johnson Fix U.K. Supply Chain

Supply Chain Brain

Dave Lewis, the former boss of Tesco Plc, will advise U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on how to fix the supply chain crisis that is crippling many parts of British business

Procurement: 5 Tips to Deliver Value Beyond Savings

Now is the time for procurement teams to redefine themselves – from buyers to strategic partners across the supply chain. Take the first step today. Discover five tips for delivering procurement value beyond savings.

SA: JB Hunt slapped with sell-equivalent rating at JP Morgan

The LoadStar

SEEKING ALPHA reports: – J.B. Hunt Transport (JBHT -1.9%) tumbles as much as 3% after J.P. Morgan downgrades shares to Underweight from Neutral with a $150 price target, trimmed from $169, saying the stock is highly correlated with spot truckload rate momentum, which turned negative in early July.