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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. Typhoon In-fa is causing shipping delays in China.

Importers lost their pricing power. How should they adapt?

The Supply Chain Journal

And there are still so many tailwinds: strong consumer demand buoyed by stimulus, very high accumulated savings, inventory restocking — and coming up next, the traditional peak season. Box ship arriving in congested Port of Oakland (Photo: Flickr/Darren Marshall).

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

Logistics Viewpoints

How Shanghai’s lockdown is dampening Port of Oakland volumes. Shipping companies added capacity, but now containers are stuck in port. The Port of Oakland reported cargo in April dropped 7 percent compared to the same period a year ago due to factory and port shutdowns in China.

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. It includes free shipping of online purchases, free grocery deliveries to the home for orders of at least $35, prescription discounts and other benefits.

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

Hanjin Shipping recently filed for bankruptcy , and a number of its ships pulled into port last week, after a lot of delays and uncertainty. Hanjin is the world’s seventh-largest commercial shipping company, and it’s struggling to find the money to unload its ships. Since two of the re-scheduled ships docked in the twin seaports of Los Angeles and Long Beach over the weekend of September 10-11, demand has surged for vans in the L.A.

How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports

Elementum

While the labor strikes are over, fears of continued unrest are leading some shipping companies to avoid West Coast ports. percent increase in total volumes for the two Southern California ports combined—not the surge in profits expected from the peak shipping season. The Port of Oakland, on the other hand, posted an increase of 8.7 To get back on track, the Port of Oakland announced that they are hiring 400 more workers to ensure the speed and efficiency to customers.