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Relative reefer capacity at loosest point since mid-September

The Supply Chain Journal

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers). Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 70 (Carriers). Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 70 (Carriers).

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

The Supply Chain Journal

The blows to the global supply chain never seem to end in 2021, resulting in delays that have sharply reduced the system’s effective capacity and put upward pressure on shipping rates that began reaching record highs months ago.


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This Week in Logistics News (May 28 – June 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

And this doesn’t just apply to how long can a vehicle go on a single charge; it also applies to the actual life of a battery, as a new battery can cost upwards of $25,000. How Shanghai’s lockdown is dampening Port of Oakland volumes.

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. Walmart+ costs $98 per year, or $12.95 Existing inventory that fits the qualification for the extra-large storage type will automatically be reclassified as extra-large.

Importers lost their pricing power. How should they adapt?

The Supply Chain Journal

The bad news: Shipments from Asia face massive delays and even when cargo finally arrives, it costs so much to transport that profit margins are slashed. All the capacity is deployed and I fail to see any groundbreaking probability of change in vessel and equipment supply.

Peak Shipping Season: A Review of Trends from the 2018 Holiday Peak Season


It is that time of year again when we at Cerasis take a global view of what trends to expect in supply chain management throughout the remainder of the year. According to Steve Banker via Forbes , Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods positioned the company to corner the omnichannel area , and Amazon went a step further. Meanwhile, inventory levels rose 3.6 Labor costs rose at least 5 percent, but some areas saw gains exceeding 20 percent.

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