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Chaos at port of Felixstowe – carriers refuse return of empty boxes

Supply Chain and Logistics

It’s typical of IT projects to ber late or never get finished. Here we seem to have an example that is severely impacting everyone else in the supply chain. Here at Felixstowe, you can’t return empty containers. You have to … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Supply Chains Trucking Big Data intermodal transport ports Software trucking

Jet Fuel Is Now So Cheap It’s Being Blended for Use by Ships

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The fuel that powers passenger planes is normally among the most expensive oil products, but in a sign of the times the coronavirus has turned it into a blending component for typically cheaper shipping fuel

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Maersk joins CP Rail inland with new transload facility

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Maersk is in the forefront of expanding their supply chain control into the hinterland. The Port of Vancouver is in a very closed in space, a bit like San Francisco, with little room to expand facilities. Maersk has finally grasped … Continue reading → Logistics Ports Strategy Supply Chains cooperation inland warehouses intermodal transport transloading

Amazon Plans to Put 1,000 Warehouses in Suburban Neighborhoods

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With the holidays approaching, Amazon is consumed with honoring a pre-pandemic pledge to get products to Prime subscribers on the same day

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Market insight: Coming soon: another major hire at AP Møller-Mærsk via (DSV) Panalpina

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HEI: Revisionist history funded by IPOs & forced M&A – a glimpse into post-democratic capitalism

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THE HEISENBERG writes: In “What’s Really At Stake In November“, I described the forthcoming US election as an existential moment for a country that is on the brink of a regressive slide into its less enlightened past.

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Maersk Expands in Ivory Coast – Logistics Manager

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Maersk has announced a new storage, deconsolidation, and distribution multipurpose facility in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Maersk says that this facility is strategically located outside the… The post Maersk Expands in Ivory Coast – Logistics Manager appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.