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  • West Coast Port Congestion January 25, 2021 Port Congestion Update A year after the COVID-19 pandemic first halted global supply chains by closing factories worldwide, delaying U.S. agriculture exports, and constraining domestic manufacturing, we are still experiencing the aftershocks with overwhelming congestion. The cost of shipping a container has increased by 80 percent since early November and has nearly tripled in the past year. At the Port of Los Angeles last week there were 42 ...
  • Biden’s Potential Impacts to Trade and Transportation January 20, 2021 On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will likely bring several changes to the logistics industry during their administration. While we are unable to completely predict the changes expected during the Biden administration, we will outline some of our thoughts as more regulation is anticipated under the new ...
  • Supply Chain Congestion January 7, 2021 We realize that persistent port and rail ramp congestion, container chassis shortages, and excessive detention and demurrage fees from carriers, as well as upheaval among air cargo service providers, are causing significant harm to your import and export supply chains. U.S. customs brokers, freight forwarders, and non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) of all sizes are facing multi-week delays and higher costs of routing shipments through the nation’s ...




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