Viewpoint: Global supply chain reaching ‘a critical moment in time’

The Supply Chain Journal

RELATED Retailers eye more air cargo as COVID lockdowns intensify in Vietnam. supply chain can be seen in Bangladesh. SONAR’s Ocean TEU Index tracking the incoming Bangladesh import volume in the next seven days shows this decrease. “We

Superhot airfreight market leaves shippers in the cold

The Supply Chain Journal

Importers and exporters should brace for the pandemonium roiling the ocean freight sector — where container shipping delays and prices are at all-time highs — to wash over the air cargo market this month. We’ve got all this cargo stuck in China or Vietnam and it’s not going to make it.”.

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Shortages in Medical Supplies Linked to Imports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Bangladesh. Volumes from Bangladesh, meanwhile, were down over 38%. Air Cargo Asia Pacific China Supply chain risks Trade Globalization Medical SuppliesDisruptions in global trade have impacted businesses across all industries as well as by consumers at the cash register.

Supply chain woes drag down Nike sales

The Supply Chain Journal

Companies ramped up orders to recover depleted inventories as consumer demand took off, putting more cargo in the system than ocean carriers could handle. Nike has significantly increased its use of air cargo transportation to bypass ocean shipping congestion.

Optimise Sustainability Through Vendor and Factory Engagement

EV Cargo Technology

After the Rana Plaza incident five years ago in Bangladesh, the fashion industry called for change and the first vital step was to increase visibility and transparency in the supply chain. Duncan Grewcock, Chief Operating Officer – APAC, EV Cargo Technology, looks at 5 key areas to optimise sustainability through vendor and factory engagement- On-board , Collaborate , Manage , Monitor and Predict.

Responsible Supply Chain – The Growing Demand of Ethical Fashion

EV Cargo Technology

In 2013, the Rana Plaza tragedy, factory collapsed in Bangladesh which killed over 1500 people and injured more than 2500, it caused outrage at the fashion brands who manufactured there. Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the environmental impact of their fashion choices; From microplastics entering the water system, to the conditions of clothing factories, the conscious consumer is on the rise.

Responsible Supply Chain – The Growing Demand of Ethical Fashion

EV Cargo Technology

In 2013, the Rana Plaza tragedy, factory collapsed in Bangladesh which killed over 1500 people and injured more than 2500, it caused outrage at the fashion brands who manufactured there. The post Responsible Supply Chain – The Growing Demand of Ethical Fashion appeared first on EV Cargo Technology.

Global Logistics—January 2016

Inbound Logistics

Shippers unprepared for supply chain disruptions; China wants pirate hunting base in Horn of Africa; bringing cargo into Kenya; India ramps up transportation infrastructure development; air cargo carriers seek to cut costs without sacrificing growth; Amazon invests in India; China’s greenest supply chains; international shrimp supply chain linked to human trafficking and slavery; World Trade Organization rules to abolish agricultural subsidies; Mexico and U.S.

How COVID variants could impact container and tanker shipping

The Supply Chain Journal

A seven-day nationwide lockdown in Bangladesh begins Thursday. Levi Strauss (NYSE: LEVI ) and H&M are among the retailers whose shipments could be affected by the Bangladesh lockdown, said Panjiva. Pandemic effects on global shipping — both negative and positive — are far from over.

The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

Kinaxis

Apparently, the $67 a month workers make in Bangladesh was getting to be too costly. In April 2013, more than 1,100 factory workers lost their lives in the name of fashion in the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, now recognized as the deadliest garment-factory accident in history. The supply chain that brought them to you is made up of so much more than just trucks and cargo boxes.

Power crisis deepens in Asia and Europe: What it means to shipping

The Supply Chain Journal

That resurgence is keeping Panamaxes and Capes very busy when they can’t count on the cargoes they normally would — grain for Panamaxes and iron ore for Capes. Note: Some individual spot cargoes in January 2021 were over $30 per MMbtu for JKM, whereas index reflects average.

Supply Chain Experiencing High Rate of Terrorist Attacks

Material Handling & Logistics

The variety of attacks include targeting the oil infrastructure, hijacking and cargo theft through to contraband smuggling, extortion and kidnapping schemes. . Physical attacks against the supply chain, such as arsons, bombings, or armed assaults create direct disruption and often result in the destruction or loss of transported cargo. For example, in India, cargo throughput has increased sharply over the past decade, with air freight volume alone increasing by nearly 120%.

Logistics Execs Split on Outcome of NAFTA Talks

Material Handling and 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. The countries improving their infrastructure and transport connections most were India, Indonesia, Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Pakistan, Argentina and Bangladesh.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

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For example, China for just about everything that can be made, Vietnam for clothing and shoes, and Bangladesh for garments. Arrange Cargo Transport. Once it clears, you have a few hours to unload the cargo yourself. Introduction. Importing goods is all about utilizing a country’s comparative advantage.

8-Step Importing Guide For First Timers

EMERGE App

For example, China for just about everything that can be made, Vietnam for clothing and shoes, and Bangladesh for garments. Arrange Cargo Transport. Once it clears, you have a few hours to unload the cargo yourself. Introduction. Importing goods is all about utilizing a country’s comparative advantage.