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Borderlands: Shipping container squeeze hits US soybean exporters

The Supply Chain Journal

This week: US agricultural exporters experiencing shipping container crunch; TForce Logistics expands last-mile delivery in Texas; Dachser expands operations in Arizona; and TexAmericas Center to expand rail service. US agricultural exporters experiencing shipping container squeeze.

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Borderlands: Mundi launches finance tool for Mexico-based freight forwarders

The Supply Chain Journal

Founded in 2020, Mundi focuses on small to midsize Mexican exporters shipping to the U.S., Large banks have traditionally been the main lenders in global trade finance, including supply chain finance, historically funding more than 80% of the transactions.


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Amazon to build over 3 million-sq-ft distribution centre in Colorado and open first Iowa warehouse


Amazon is beginning construction on a new four-storey warehouse next to the Colorado Springs Airport. Amazon also announced in a press release that it will open its first fulfillment center in the state of Iowa in the city of Bondurant. At the new 645,000 square-foot fulfillment center employees will work alongside Amazon robotics to pick, pack and ship small items to customers such as books, electronics and toys. “We Normal. false. false. false. EN-GB. X-NONE. X-NONE.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Milwaukee serves the Great Lakes and US inland waterway system

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Cargo to/from Port Milwaukee is also cost-effective for shippers in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, as well as the western Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. A ship dwarfs nearby cars and trucks. Port Milwaukee is one of several U.S.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Produce shipping is showing signs of strengthening and should begin building activity for the remainder of the month before leveling off in June. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Shipping to or from Colorado should not be restricted.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Shipping in or out of Alabama should be close to normal. . As the state reopens retail facilities on May 4, shipping in and out of Arizona should not be substantially impacted. . Iowa .

What Makes an Effective OS&D Strategy?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

white paper that was based on research conducted by Iowa State University in conjunction with C.H. A food and beverage manufacturer is shipping into a large retailer. Maybe the product will be dropped at a local warehouse to be restacked, reworked, and redelivered. Carriers Reverse Logistics Supply Chain OS&DOne of the most popular downloads from the C.H. Robinson website in 2015 was the Do “Favored Shippers” Really Receive Better Pricing and Service?

Jaro Caban: “Establishing S&OP is a challenging journey”

Supply Chain Movement

Nine questions about the topics on the supply chain agenda of a supply chain professional. By Helen Armstong (Supply Chain Movement). It consolidated Cargill’s global animal feed production and strengthened its internal supply chain capacity for food production and processing. It’s hard to imagine that Cargill began as a grain storage warehouse in Iowa, USA, in 1865. What is your responsibility regarding the supply chain?

The need to know


From bikes to blockchain: Shipping industry goes digital in lockdown. The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries, according to industry leaders.