This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Shipping firm CMA CGM to buy 25 pct stake in Ceva Logistics (Reuters). Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses (Bloomberg). Customers of UPS can now ask the chatbot to find nearby UPS locations, calculate shipping rates and show the location of a package.

China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy. What’s Going On?

Transportfolio

Per CSMS# 18-00372 , as of June 1, 2018, all countries will be subject to the 232 tariffs except Argentina, Australia, Brazil, and South Korea for steel; for aluminum, all countries will be subject except Argentina and Australia. Ships and boats. China, Tariffs, and Trade Policy.

How Much Can We Learn from the Last Super El Niño?

Elementum

Global ports increased shipping costs due to high risks. Similarly, mining operations in Southeast Asia and Argentina were halted during the droughts, as mines run on hydroelectric power. This year’s El Niño might be the biggest one yet.

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“Too Big to Fail”: 10 Things you Need to Know About El Niño

Elementum

This should keep prices low and shipping lanes open. During the 1997 El Niño, droughts in Indonesia and Argentina caused mining activity to halt, raising prices of copper, zinc, and nickel. Typhoons can disrupt air and ship travel in Southeast Asia.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling & Logistics

The Index, in its ninth year, ranks 50 emerging markets countries by factors that make them attractive to logistics providers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, air cargo carriers and distributors.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Argentina. Eyefortransport is currently seeing major consolidation occurring in the shipping industry and expects to see further moves as logistics providers look to take advantage of e-commerce, cross-border trade and shifting global demand. Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

Its network includes Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Panama and Peru, and will soon expand into Brazil. began shipping cargo to select international destinations.