United Express operator Air Wisconsin dips toe in air cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

Air Wisconsin, which flies under the United Express brand as a regional partner of United Airlines, is exploring opportunities as an all-cargo carrier with a single freighter it expects to deploy in early December, President and CEO Robert Binns said.

Shanghai airport facility in COVID lockdown, cargo backlog expected

The Supply Chain Journal

Multiple logistics companies are reporting that authorities have suspended operations in a major warehouse at Shanghai Pudong International Airport because of a COVID outbreak, putting a halt to most freighter activity at China’s largest cargo airport.

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Amazon Air bumps cargo handler from Newark airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Alliance Ground International, a Miami-based cargo handling services provider, said Tuesday it has opened a new import handling facility five minutes from Newark Liberty International Airport after getting displaced from its existing airport warehouse by Amazon Air.

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Stranger things: Air cargo becomes value play over ocean freight

The Supply Chain Journal

That’s what happens when container shipping rates exceed $20,000 per box and air cargo, normally used for high-value goods and perishable products for which speed to market is critical, doesn’t seem budget-scary anymore. Competitive advantage of air cargo: speed and price.

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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Companies in desperate hunt for aircraft to move cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

And import cargo keeps coming, on top of record volumes for air and ocean shipping, further straining an air logistics system stretched by a shortage of equipment and airport labor. High load factors are a direct indicator of the constrained space for air cargo.

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Global shipping congestion calls for greater visibility

The Supply Chain Journal

As the global shipping community wades further into a digital environment, reliance upon visibility tools has reached new heights. Capacity has just about reached its limit on the global stage as shippers and importers continue to brave exorbitant rates and ever-increasing tightness.

FreightWaves Classics: Aviation begins; air cargo follows quickly (Part 1)

The Supply Chain Journal

Now, airplanes enable quick travel for millions daily around the globe; and millions of packages are shipped by air freight every day. More importantly, It was the first “cargo only” flight, scheduled specifically to transport goods from one point to another.

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The Biggest Container Ships in 2021

All Things Supply Chain

Since the recent blockade in the Suez Canal, it has put large container ships into the spotlight. While the stuck cargo ship “Ever Given” is one of the biggest ships… General container ship container ships shipping supply chain

FreightWaves Classics: Aviation begins; air cargo follows quickly (Part 2)

The Supply Chain Journal

Yesterday’s FreightWaves article was FreightWaves Classics: Aviation begins; air cargo follows quickly (Part 1). T his is a DC-2 flown by KLM, a major European passenger/cargo airline. The Berlin Airlift also fueled public interest in air cargo in a way nothing else had done.

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Mazda shuts down plants as cargo flights from Shanghai dry up

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargo operations continue to deteriorate at Shanghai Pudong International Airport after the detection of another COVID case, as a key terminal operator functions with a skeleton crew and freighter airlines cancel more flights, logistics industry professionals say. . ( Updated Aug.

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Airlines to lose $48B despite banner year for cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

Airlines will rake in record-high cargo revenues in 2021 on double-digit growth in shipping demand, but lose $47.7 The financial situation would be worse without the cargo side of the business, which normally provides limited ancillary revenue, exceeding its regular performance.

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Stealing your own freight: O’Hare cargo delays force drastic measures

The Supply Chain Journal

Facilities are short-staffed and don’t have adequate space to swiftly process mountains of cargo offloaded from the giant freighters that have predominated since COVID devastated lower-capacity passenger flights. Cargo volume by weight at O’Hare grew 14.8%

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Record shattered: 61 container ships stuck waiting off California

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships at anchor or drifting in San Pedro Bay off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has now blown through all previous records and is rising by the day. While designated anchorages are limited, the space for ships to safely drift offshore is not.

Port of New Orleans sees 22% bump in breakbulk cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of New Orleans reported 140,391 total tons of breakbulk cargo during June, a 22% year-over-year increase from June 2020. Breakbulk shipments to the port included steel coils and heavy-lift/project cargo.

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TSA to exempt ‘secure’ exporters from new air cargo screening

The Supply Chain Journal

Three weeks before new security rules go into effect for all export cargo moving by air, the Transportation Security Administration has finalized plans giving businesses the ability to opt out of screening every shipment prior to loading if their facilities have approved security controls.

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Retailers eye more air cargo as COVID lockdowns intensify in Vietnam

The Supply Chain Journal

Airfreight rates from the country are rapidly escalating because of the spike in demand for all-cargo charter capacity, according to logistics companies that manage freight movements. The COVID situation has also reduced air cargo capacity.

Container sector is so hot that ships rent for $200,000/day

The Supply Chain Journal

To rent a 12-year-old container ship for a mere three months, it could cost you a lot more than that: as much as 68 new Ferraris. A classic Panamax is a container ship with capacity of 4,000-5,000 TEUs.). Its upcoming charter will cover 67%-80% of the 19-year-old ship’s value.

US, China, Europe grapple with container shipping bottlenecks

The Supply Chain Journal

The world’s largest regulatory agencies overseeing international container trades met remotely to discuss rampant supply chain disruptions as carriers and their customers brace for more turmoil during the fall peak shipping season.

Port of New Orleans sees bump in breakbulk cargo

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of New Orleans reported a 4% year-over-year increase in breakbulk cargo volume in May, fueled by shipments of rubber, steel and heavy-lift/project cargo. The port handled 147,921 tons of breakbulk cargo for the month, compared to 141,869 tons in May 2020.

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The Aftermath of a Capsized Cargo Ship

All Things Supply Chain

On September 8th, the cargo ship Golden Ray capsized off the coast of the state of Georgia. At the time, the ship was carrying 24 people and 4,000 vehicles. Shortly… General Supply Chain Management

Shipping lines come out swinging in high-profile profiteering case

The Supply Chain Journal

Shipping Act. The accused liner companies — China’s Cosco and Switzerland-based Mediterranean Shipping Co.— refused to provide more than a fraction of the cargo capacity that MCS requested.”. MCS alleged that in May-July, Mediterranean Shipping Co.

How high can container shipping profits go? Will 2022 top 2021?

The Supply Chain Journal

The second half is now looking even more profitable for ocean carriers — and more ominous for cargo shippers — than the first. based Deutsche Bank Andy Chu published an exceptionally bullish report on container shipping. “We So why are shipping rates this high?

Borderlands: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April; VW cuts production in Mexico and Tennessee plants; ATRG acquires Texas trailer fleets; and CBP officers seize $5.5M Mexico records 692 commercial cargo thefts in April. Security for cargo transportation is being challenged.

Fed up with cargo congestion, freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport

The Supply Chain Journal

Cargo congestion has gone from bad to worse at Chicago O’Hare International Airport, forcing importers to wait several days to retrieve shipments and prompting two large logistics companies to migrate airfreight operations an hour west to an uncrowded facility in Rockford, Illinois.

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Project cargo complexities simplified

20Cube Logistics

Well, some cargos’ are special and require an eye for detail and prior planning to implement the whole operation. Such special deliveries are known as ‘Project Cargo’. What’s Project Cargo? Managing the Project Cargo.

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2021 Has Felt Like One Big Peak Season: A Global Shipping Market Update

CH Robinson Logistics

Supply chain disruptions that consist of port and terminal congestion, shipping delays due to high cargo volumes, lack of labor due to Covid-19 and limited space have caused a myriad of challenges for shippers. Ocean Shipping. Air Shipping.

How COVID variants could impact container and tanker shipping

The Supply Chain Journal

Pandemic effects on global shipping — both negative and positive — are far from over. That’s bad news for the tanker shipping recovery and could also spur even more supply chain delays for U.S. The tanker shipping industry has been mired in a severe depression since Q4 2020.

Products and Industries That Benefit from Air Charter for Cargo

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The emergence of COVID-19 changed many things in the world of business, and transporting cargo is no exception. Since the entire pandemic exploded in 2020, air cargo charters expanded from serving niche markets to playing the role of an unsung hero in aid and relief. Subscribe Here!

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Container shipping’s stranger-than-fiction first half of 2021

The Supply Chain Journal

If the story of shipping’s first half were published as fiction, a critic might say: “Wildly inventive but highly implausible. There’s an unprecedented boom in shipping demand. Ships spill tens of millions of dollars’ worth of cargo into the ocean ( story here ).

Cargo Crime is on the Rise, Here’s Why

Shipchain

That said, in the midst of all of this instability, cargo crime is on the rise due to the current disruption in global supply chains. . Interestingly enough, since the start of the pandemic, cargo theft has fallen off as much as 85%, according to Alex Lennane at The Loadstar. As they are now being reversed, experts believe that rates of cargo theft will spike as thieves try to recoup “lost wages.” Blockchain Cargo Crime Shipping Supply Chain

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CMA CGM caps its rates. What does this mean for container shipping?

The Supply Chain Journal

Since the beginning of 2021, container shipping spot freight rates have continued to rise due to port congestion and the major imbalance between demand and maritime container transport effective capacity,” said CMA CGM.

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT | Cargo Security

Inbound Logistics

From smart devices that support supply chain visibility to bar seals that secure shipping containers, these products keep your cargo safe

Shipping disruptions contained as Ningbo port nears reopening

The Supply Chain Journal

And the overall effects on ocean shipping so far have been less than originally feared, according to logistics and freight data providers monitoring the situation. That incident caused huge shipping delays and container backlogs that took weeks to reduce. Container shipping giant A.P.

Ocean carriers: Shipping reform act ‘doomed to fail’

The Supply Chain Journal

The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021 , spearheaded by Reps. It also establishes reciprocal trade as part of the FMC’s mission – including mandating that ocean carriers cannot decline export cargo if the containers can be loaded safely and within a reasonable time frame. “An