China Port COVID-19 Outbreak Update

China Port COVID-19 Outbreak Update

COVID-19 cases continue to spread throughout main cities in China, causing further concern about the affects to the supply chain. As the flow of goods remains challenging, anxieties are not limited to simply the status of ports and surrounding infrastructure, but also on the labor force and sourcing of raw materials that make production possible.…

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5/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

5/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective May 15, 2022. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective May 15, 2022 Equip.USD20 ft$180040…

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5/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

5/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective May 1, 2022. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective May 1, 2022 Equip.USD20 ft$180040…

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UPDATED: COVID-19 Disruptions in Major China Ports

UPDATED: COVID-19 Disruptions in Major China Ports

UPDATE: 3/28/2022—On Sunday evening, March 27, the city government in Shanghai ordered a split lockdown of two city sections in Shanghai. The first section of Pudong, which contains Shanghai-Pudong International Airport, will be shutdown from Monday, March 28 to Friday, April 1, for COVID-19 testing. Following this shutdown, the Puxi area (closer to central/downtown) will…

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4/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

4/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective April 15, 2022. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective April 15, 2022 Equip.USD20 ft$180040…

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UPDATED: CP Rail Lock-out Ends 3/22

UPDATED: CP Rail Lock-out Ends 3/22

UPDATE: 3/22/2022—Employees will return to work at noon on March 22, after an agreement was reached between CP Rail and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference, which ended a two-day lock-out. UPDATE: 3/21/2022—There has been no resolution since CP Rail issued its 72-hour notice. Therefore, the lock-out officially began on Sunday, March 20. This may cause…

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Major Shipping Disruptions to/from Europe

Major Shipping Disruptions to/from Europe

Shippers that export containers from both Northern Europe and Mediterranean origins heading westward to North America, have faced difficult conditions over the last several months. However, the factors leading to these issues have continued to worsen, and the situation has degraded rapidly. While the Ukrainian Conflict has not helped matters, it is also not completely…

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4/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

4/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective April 1, 2022. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective April 1, 2022 Equip.USD20 ft$180040…

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3/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

3/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce Eastbound GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective March 15, 2022. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian portsEffective March 15, 2022 Equip.USD20 ft$180040…

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