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Import Surge Causes Severe Congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

A significant surge of import shipments at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has been causing severe congestion over the past two months, overwhelming supply chain operations in Southern California and causing considerable delays for container deliveries. Following the easing of lockdown restrictions in the U.S. in...

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Brexit Customs System Rollout:
Potential Delays and Impacts on Trade

On December 31, the United Kingdom (UK) will formalize its break from the European Union (EU). To facilitate trade and to avoid the required storage of up to 90 days pre-declaration, the UK is planning to implement the Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS) for trade by truck in both...

EndSARS Protests Disrupt Lagos Port Complex Operations and Road Freight Movement

Nigeria has experienced intermittent protests organized by the EndSARS campaign, a decentralized social movement. Protests have caused severely disrupted business operations as well as ocean and road freight movements across the country. Learn more…

The Impact Of COVID-19 On The Food And Beverage Supply Chain Could Be Long Lasting

COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains but perhaps none more significantly than food and beverage (F&B). A report late last month from Resilience360, a product of DHL, found that the shutdown of manufacturing plants, changing consumer behaviors and price increases have altered F&B supply chains, at least in the near...

Political Unrest Puts Sea and Road Freight Operations in Sudan at Risk

On October 14, some protesters began to block access to the container terminals at Sudan’s main seaport in Port Sudan for the second time within two weeks, while others blocked several major roads across the city as well as the main highway connecting it to Sudan’s capital Khartoum. The...

COVID-19 Exposes Vulnerabilities in the Global Food Supply Chain

COVID-19 has impacted the entire food and beverage (F&B) supply chain, from farm field to consumer. It has upended the sector’s operational capacity in its entirety, including production to distribution. How can companies meet the growing demand? Learn more...

Record-Breaking Rail Blockade Activity Upends Freight Movements in Mexico

Amidst economic insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple long-standing disputes have flared in Mexico over the course of 2020, leading to a record-setting year of protest activity involving rail blockades. In 2019, protests involving rail blockades were recorded on a total of 64 days. In 2020, more than 143...

Tropical Storm Zeta expected to regain hurricane strength and slap Gulf Coast

Weary Gulf Coast residents are bracing for another potential hurricane strike on Wednesday, as Tropical Storm Zeta drenches Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula today and steers directly toward the Gulf of Mexico, where warmer than usual water temperatures are expected to recharge the storm’s energy as it rumbles toward New Orleans. Read More