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China: Cargo backlogs in Shanghai could cause next supply chain shockwave

Concern is growing that the spread of COVID cases and city lockdowns in China will have massive downstream effects for [...]

COVID outbreaks bite at Chinese ports, threatening global supply chains

The queues of container ships outside major Chinese ports are lengthening by the day as COVID-19 outbreaks in manufacturing [...]

Global shipping delay problems to continue this year

Global supply chain disruption and shortages caused by the Covid pandemic are set to continue well into 2022, according to [...]

Global supply chain chaos can worsen this year

According to a survey conducted by Container Xchange, a container leasing and trading platform, among 800 practitioners in the logistics [...]

Tenfold increase in freight rates puts pressure on European timber import prices

The key topic when it comes to European imports from Asia remains freight rates. A 40ft container from Malaysia or [...]

Coronavirus outbreak causes huge backlog at China’s ports

A coronavirus outbreak in in southern China has clogged ports critical to global trade, causing a shipping backlog that could [...]

Ocean freight rates at record levels

Global container freight rates continued to sky-rocket into the new year as major freight companies applied surcharges for premium [...]

China: Container shortage impacting prices of timber imports

The availability of shipping containers and disruptions to shipping schedules is impacting the flow of Chinese wood product imports.   [...]

China-Europe container rates continue to skyrocket; wood industry feeling price pressure

The China-Europe container crisis has escalated over the past week, with container prices reaching new highs, while the container [...]
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