This Week in Logistics News (April 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

Amazon announces new changes to inventory limits. USDA funding supports Port of Oakland pop-up container yard. Amazon is making more changes to its inventory limits, including a new extra-large category and an increased price threshold for its small and light program.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Supply Chain Update

Transplace

Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Los Angeles, Long Beach and Oakland have severe port congestion due to a lack of space for empty containers that are awaiting backhaul vessels to China and Asia.

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Webinar Q&A: Answers to 8 Common Freight Market Questions

CH Robinson Logistics

The strong economic recovery and need to rebuild retail inventory creates high out-of-season demand in port cities. Once sales rebalance, will inventory follow? The impact of the semiconductor shortage varies by truck manufacturer. During last week’s Market Insights Live!

Letter from the CEO: Coronavirus Market Update

Transplace

Carmakers and electronic manufacturers in South Korea and Japan are reporting production line shutdowns. Los Angeles / Long Beach and Oakland have severe congestion due to lack of space for empty containers that are awaiting backhaul vessels to China / Asia.

Relative reefer capacity at loosest point since mid-September

The Supply Chain Journal

The congestion at our nation’s ports has spread from Los Angeles and Long Beach to Oakland, California. But spending remains exceptional despite the moderation, and low inventory levels offset much of the decline that will occur from slowing demand. Manufacturing.

Tender rejections moving atypically prior to holiday

The Supply Chain Journal

The congestion at our nation’s ports has spread from Los Angeles and Long Beach to Oakland, California. But, spending remains exceptional despite the moderation, and low inventory levels offset much of the decline that will occur from slowing demand.

Seeing Supply Chain Visibility through Different Lenses

Bristlecone

However, I did like the unique tiles and the expert design assistance offered by the first retailer and thought through what could have been an ideal customer experience for me: The tile retailer having the ability to look up the current inventory of the distributor online.

Seasonality pushing rejections and rates higher ahead of the Fourth

The Supply Chain Journal

The congestion at our nation’s ports has spread from Los Angeles and Long Beach to Oakland, California. But spending remains strong despite the moderation, and low inventory levels offset much of the decline that will occur from slowing demand. Manufacturing.

Are you shipping me?!? $32,000 container move from China to LA

The Supply Chain Journal

We’ve seen customers have to make really tough decisions, prioritizing what inventory they absolutely need and which they don’t. But, experts say, with inventories at record lows even if demand growth ends, restocking will continue to drive trans-Pacific trade for several months. .

Gridlock at US Ports is Reshaping the Supply Chain

RFgen

ports to make up the current backlog of ships and container inventory, the standoff’s impact is expected to be more far-reaching than initially thought.

Gridlock at US Ports is Reshaping the Supply Chain

RFgen

ports to make up the current backlog of ships and container inventory, the standoff’s impact is expected to be more far-reaching than initially thought.