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. It’s not just about purchasing [ocean freight] at the lowest rate. Crises increase costs. The good news for U.S.

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.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

USDA funding supports Port of Oakland pop-up container yard. Walmart+ costs $98 per year, or $12.95 It includes free shipping of online purchases, free grocery deliveries to the home for orders of at least $35, prescription discounts and other benefits.

ACT Expo notebook: Peterbilt’s math lesson and Volvo’s big day

The Supply Chain Journal

A reporter’s notebook from the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California. Three electric models. Peterbilt delivered 10 Model 579EVs to the Port of Oakland , California, in July to haul cargo containers.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

Purchasing ocean transportation has become so expensive that many companies with lower-value commodities can’t afford to import anymore, analysts and logisticians say. Average rates are $2,000 more to the East Coast, putting the true shipping cost at $16,000 to $21,000.