Tag: Shipping Season


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 […]


UPS to Hire 100,000, Many in 30 Minutes or Less

September 9, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Besides packages, UPS is promising to deliver something else fast: job offers. The package delivery company said Sept. 9 that it plans to hire more than 100,000 people for the busy holiday shipping season, many of whom will get job […]


Mariners Take Extra Precautions as Great Lakes Shipping Season Begins

April 1, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

As the coronavirus pandemic locked down countries and disrupted global supply chains, the Great Lakes shipping season got underway last week. American and foreign freighters are expected to transport cargo throughout the more than 100 ports of call in the […]


LA-LB port complex confident it’s chassis-ready for peak season

June 26, 2018

Via: JOC

Truckers, intermodal equipment providers (IEPs), and terminal operators in Southern California are approaching the peak shipping season with confidence that there will be sufficient chassis available to handle the expected increase in container volumes from August through October. “I don’t […]


Peak Shipping Season Red Hot at Container Ports

October 25, 2017

Via: Transport Topics

The peak 2017 shipping season remains red hot, with nearly every major port reporting greater container traffic in September than a year ago. The data comes in at a time of the year when many retailers import consumer goods for […]