An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters

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These big ships are expected to alter the distribution of cargo between U.S. A much broader challenge is how these ships will change the cost of shipping cargo from East Asia to the United States and the competitiveness of U.S.

Lessons to Glean From the West Coast Port Dispute

Supply Chain @ MIT

It appears that ports on the US West Coast are back in full swing after a protracted labor dispute delayed cargo worth billions of dollars and caused untold reputational damage to the companies caught in the crossfire. Limited options on the West Coast without new thinking?

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Unchartered Waters

TMC

These big ships are expected to alter the distribution of cargo between U.S. The ship has a capacity of nearly 18,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), and in anticipation of the surge in cargo, trucking companies were alerted and rail cars were positioned well ahead of the vessel’s arrival. A much broader challenge is how these ships will change the cost of shipping cargo from East Asia to the United States and the competitiveness of U.S.

Port of Los Angeles: Disintermediation and Other Risks

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

increase in containerized cargo volumes in May 2014 from the previous year. Nicaragua is considering building its own canal. It's a dream Nicaragua has had since they lost to Panama back in the early 1900's. Jaimie Conley, Jeremy Fuller, Tucker Herbert, and Felipe Caro.

Panama Canal Expansion: Everything You Need to Know

PLS Logistics

The British proposed a canal through Nicaragua that was never built and the French attempted to build a canal through Panama but evacuated the project due to fatal diseases. The Panama Canal is an important link to global trade, accepting an estimated 5% of the world’s total cargo volume. Every vessel must pay a toll based on its size and cargo volume. History of the Panama Canal.

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