Tag: global economy


Report looks at FedEx’s global economic impact

October 28, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

A new report from FedEx released Monday says the company worked with 360,000 suppliers worldwide in 2021, supporting more than 16.5 million jobs and contributing to the suppliers’ combined annual revenue of $700 billion. The company’s 2022 report analyzed its […]


New Ship And Supply Trackers Flash Caution Amid Omicron Worries

January 24, 2022

Via: gCaptain

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Global supply chains are nearing a turning point that’s set to help determine whether logistics headwinds abate soon or keep restraining the global economy and prop up inflation well into 2022, according to several new barometers […]


Supply Chain Bottlenecks, COVID Expected to Slow Global Growth

January 11, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The World Bank is downgrading its outlook for the global economy, blaming continuing outbreaks of COVID-19, a reduction in government economic support and ongoing bottlenecks in global supply chains. The 189-country, anti-poverty agency forecasts worldwide economic growth of 4.1% this […]


Maersk Starts $1.6 Billion Share Buyback After Guidance Raised

November 18, 2020

Via: gCaptain

A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S has launched a $1.6 billion share buyback program, as the world’s biggest container shipping company says the Covid crisis has so far dented its business less than feared. Copenhagen-based Maersk, which late on Tuesday raised its guidance […]


Auto Sales Rebound May Shift Global Growth Focus

January 9, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Investors should watch out for an impending recovery in global auto sales that will steal the limelight from the semiconductor industry and give some comfort to those expecting the global economy to kick up in 2020. That’s an observation from […]


Alphaliner: Total Volume at World’s Busiest Ports Rises in 2017

April 4, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

Combined throughput at the world’s 110 busiest container ports increased by 6.1% in 2017, driven by a recovery witnessed in global economy and trade during the year. According to a report from Alphaliner, the 110 busiest container ports in the […]