Will Cuba be the Next Major Transportation Hub?

PLS Logistics

For cargo shipping, focus is on the Cuban port, Container Terminal Mariel (TC Mariel) which opened in January 2014. Cuba does have the potential to act as a transshipment hub for US cargo, in a similar way to how Freeport, Bahamas does now,” said Drewry. Shipping Ocean

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Supply Chain Risk Management: Could You Face a Category 4 Supply Chain Disaster?


by Joe Cannata With Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful storm to threaten the Atlantic Coast in over 10 years that has already brought severe damage to Haiti, the Bahamas and several Southeastern U.S. They would be handling maybe twice as many ships in a typical set of days.

Hurricane Harvey & Irma's Threat on the Product Economy


In the Bahamas, meanwhile, the extent of damage remains unavailable. Petrochemical plants that make the products and the rail companies that ship them are still restoring service after Harvey.

The Cost of Disaster


For instance, Hurricane Harvey impacted nearly 10 percent of the trucking industry for two weeks and prompted several ports and businesses in the region to shut down, consequently forcing the mass rerouting of cargo to places as far as the Bahamas and Mexico. The wildfires have severely impacted shipping in the region. Natural disasters continue to dominate headlines worldwide and are only likely to increase in prevalence in years to come.

Hurricane Harvey Updates


Although the port sustained relatively minimal infrastructure damage, large container ships remained anchored offshore as authorities need to ensure that the Houston Ship Channel is free from debris and deep enough for large vessels to go through.

Strategic moves among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Bahamas. 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.

Hurricane Irma Updates


Tankers, container ships, and other vessels scheduled to arrive at Port Everglades will either be delayed or diverted. Six islands in the Bahamas were ordered to evacuate to Nassau, while a state of emergency was also declared in the US Virgin Islands.

6 Tips for Creating Private Label Products for Amazon FBA


When you’re in the e-commerce industry or entrepreneurship space, buzzwords like “drop shipping” and “Amazon FBA” just roll off your tongue. Shipping should be free and fulfilled by Amazon for last-minute travellers. Introduction.