China’s Electrical Grid Affects the Global Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

However, when power problems plague the world’s largest manufacturing country — China — the effects are global. Troubles in China. ”[3] With the global supply chain already in disarray, the news out of China is not good. The world runs on electricity.

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Didi stock crashes after China bans downloads of app

The Supply Chain Journal

Stock in newly public Didi Global ( NYSE: DIDI ) came crashing down Tuesday morning following a ban on its app by China amid continuing questions about the company’s business practices. Read: China targets Full Truck Alliance in cybersecurity probe.

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New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

The Supply Chain Journal

Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release. Wuhan is located in central China and has a population of 9.8

China bulker pileup dwarfs California container-ship gridlock

The Supply Chain Journal

This other, less-publicized tale of seaborne gridlock is set in China and it’s not about container ships, it’s about dry bulk carriers. Bulker congestion has now risen to historic highs as China enforces stricter COVID rules for arriving vessels. Bulker congestion in China hit 52.7

China port congestion falls sharply, trans-Pacific shipping rates retreat

The Supply Chain Journal

port congestion remains historically high, rates were only temporarily reduced by China’s Golden Week holiday, data on declining rates is ambiguous because different indexes give different numbers , and there is a huge inventory restocking mountain to climb even after consumer sales slow.

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China ports bracing for Super Typhoon Chanthu

The Supply Chain Journal

Two of China’s main ports are preparing for the arrival of Typhoon Chanthu, which dumped heavy rain in the northern Philippines Thursday night and Friday. The powerful storm is headed toward Taiwan and the mainland China coast.

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US-China Trade Conference: Timely and Relevant

Logistics Viewpoints

The US-China Trade Conference discussed implications of tariff increases, China production advantages, established supply chain capabilities, ASEAN alternatives, and strategies for mitigating any negative impacts from recent 301 tariff increases. Attendees and speakers valued their established capabilities in China and articulated the difficulties with replicating these capabilities within another an alternative nation in the region. China China trade tariffs

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China’s COVID policies fracture global supply chains

Resilinc

OEMs with China-dependent supply chains even had reason to hope that the late-winter surge in Omicron cases in China would cause only moderate disruptions. But by March, those hopes looked naïve in the wake of lockdowns in many parts of China. of China’s exports in 2021).

Project44 expands real-time visibility into China

The Supply Chain Journal

Project44, a leader in shipment visibility for the global logistics community, announced on Friday it has expanded its tracking services into China, giving shippers a real-time view of their truckload shipments within Asia.

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China targets Full Truck Alliance in cybersecurity probe

The Supply Chain Journal

Cybersecurity regulators in China have initiated a review of two apps from digital freight-matching platform Full Truck Alliance ( NYSE:YMM ), halting new user registrations less than two weeks after the company went public in the U.S. .

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Alibaba cargo flights supply duty-free shopping zone in China

The Supply Chain Journal

The logistics arm of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has contracted with Suparna Airlines to operate daily dedicated cargo flights between Singapore and Hainan province in China to support Hainan’s emergence as a duty-free shopping hub and growing e-commerce orders.

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Shipping stocks hammered as China fears intensify

The Supply Chain Journal

As China goes, so goes ocean shipping. China is pivotal to dry bulk and tanker shipping markets on the demand side and to container shipping on the supply side. Any risk to China’s economy and its consumption of raw materials puts shipping in the crosshairs — and that risk is rising.

US regulator probing China’s role in container shortage

The Supply Chain Journal

A top maritime official has started an informal investigation into whether China is using its market power to monopolize containers and other equipment crucial to international supply chains to pump up rates paid by American exporters.

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Disruption in China Ripples Across Global Supply Chains in April 2022

Supply Chain Matters

They collectively provide evidence that the prior disruptions still occurring among industry supply chains, compounded by the latest manufacturing, logistics and transportation disruptions occurring in China, will have a longer economic and service level effect in the coming months.

Import Bans from China Grow in US and UK

Logility

This potentially affects cotton products from countries other than China that use Chinese cotton inputs such as cotton fabric. The post Import Bans from China Grow in US and UK appeared first on Supply Chain Management Software (SCM Software) by Logility.

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China’s covid outbreak already wreaking havoc on supply chains

IT Supply Chain

The post China’s covid outbreak already wreaking havoc on supply chains appeared first on IT Supply Chain. By Josh Brazil (pictured). SVP Global Supply Chain Insights, project44.

The Brittle China/U.S. Supply Chain

Enterra Insights

According to Tom Derry, CEO of the Institute for Supply Management, “There’s almost no industry sector — and when I say that, I mean manufacturing and nonmanufacturing — that isn’t reliant on China in the United States. … If you don’t have a first-tier supplier who’s sourcing from China, then your supplier’s supplier is.”[1] ”[1] When people hear statements like that, their first thought is often, “The United States has a China problem.”

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Ships Refueling in China Show How Congestion Is Reshaping Demand

Supply Chain Brain

Port congestion in China is prompting more vessels to refuel at the country’s ports as the worsening COVID-19 outbreak forces the reconfiguration of shipping routes

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New air cargo service connects China to Mexico City

The Supply Chain Journal

Aeroméxico Cargo launched a route Saturday between Wuhan, China, and Mexico City, becoming the first regular service from the Chinese mainland to Latin America, according to a release. Wuhan is located in central China and has a population of 9.8

Here’s How China’s Lockdowns Are Rippling Through Economy

Supply Chain Brain

China’s lockdowns to contain the country’s worst Covid outbreak since early 2020 have battered the economy, stalling production in major cities like Shanghai and adding pressure to global inflation

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Ukraine War, China Lockdowns Hit Global Supply Chains

Supply Chain Brain

Global supply strains that started to ease in early 2022 are worsening again as headwinds strengthen from the war in Ukraine and China’s Covid lockdowns, threatening slower growth and faster inflation across the global economy

Doing Business in China

QAD

China boasts one of the oldest, most advanced civilizations on Earth, with a history going back as far as 2070 B.C. Though, even as the country has experienced great economic and infrastructure growth, over its history, alternating periods of civil unrest, famine and foreign occupation have plagued China. Starting in the 1990s, China increased its participation in global organizations and assumed a prominent position in global political and economic activities.

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More Than Half U.S. Firms in China See Lockdowns Hitting Revenue

Supply Chain Brain

China’s stringent Covid Zero strategy has damaged foreign businesses’ confidence, with U.S. firms in the country slashing investments and lowering revenue projections as lockdowns hit operations and supply chains

An American Toymaker Doubles Down on Sourcing in China During the Pandemic

Supply Chain Brain

consumer-products manufacturer has no intention of giving up on China anytime soon. A least one U.S.

Podcast | Leaving China Isn’t As Easy As You Think

Supply Chain Brain

Getting out of China isn’t so easy either Think it will be difficult to bring back manufacturing to the United States?

Global Supply Chains Brace for Impact as Omicron Reaches China

Supply Chain Brain

An omicron outbreak in China is sending jitters through supply chains as manufacturers and shippers brace for disruption inside the world’s-biggest trading nation if it can’t contain the fast-spreading variant

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‘Just so big’: China’s outsize role in trade at Texas border crossings

The Supply Chain Journal

Though well behind Mexico, China ranks second for international trade at the three largest United States-Mexico border crossings in Texas: Laredo, El Paso and Pharr. China is the predominant country, but we see products from Japan, Thailand and Vietnam,” Oltikar said. China was the No.

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ZIM to Launch a New North China–Australia Express Service

Supply Chain Brain

a global container liner shipping company, announced the launch of North China–Australia Express (C3A), ZIM’s new express service, connecting major ports in North China, South Korea and Australia ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd.,

Watch: The ‘China Plus One’ Sourcing Strategy

Supply Chain Brain

Vipul Kumar, senior manager of procurement with Aranca, discusses how companies are seeking to supplement manufacturing in China with sourcing in alternative locations, to mitigate risk and control costs

China-based ForU Worldwide files for $100M IPO in US

The Supply Chain Journal

ForU Worldwide, a digital freight transportation company based in China commonly known as Fuyou Trucks (Fuyou Kache), on Thursday filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering that could raise up to $100 million.

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House Unveils China, Chips Bill, Paving Way for Senate Deal

Supply Chain Brain

research and development to better compete with China and aid the domestic semiconductor industry, in a bid to negotiate a final bill this year with the Senate The House of Representatives unveiled its legislation to bolster U.S.

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China’s Supply Chain

Tompkins Blog

The demand for increased efficiency in China distribution is driving some incremental improvements in supply chain. The post China’s Supply Chain appeared first on Tompkins International. Blog China Consumer Products Retail

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China's Golden Week Adds to Global Shipping Delays

Supply Chain Brain

China’s week-long holiday has exacerbated congestion at two of the country’s busiest ports — Shanghai and Ningbo — where hundreds of cargo ships are waiting to berth

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U.S. Takes First Step Towards Four-Year China Tariffs Review

Supply Chain Brain

The Biden administration is taking the first step toward a review of tariffs on more than $300 billion in Chinese imports that’s required to keep them from starting to automatically expire in July

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Another China Based Lockdown and Supply Network Disruption- Implications and Call to Action

Supply Chain Matters

By now our Supply Chain Matters readers have already viewed headlines of yet another COVID-19 variant induced lockdown of certain manufacturing and port facilities in China.