Tag: supply chain crisis


ITF finds regulators facilitating rise of freight rates and supply chain crisis

July 12, 2022

Via: Splash 247

Governments and other jurisdictions have facilitated the rise of ocean freight rates and the current supply chain crisis by creating a supportive legal framework for alliances and consortia, a report by the OECD-affiliated think tank International Transport Forum (ITF) suggests. […]


FMC makes its pitch to Senate for greater powers

March 4, 2022

Via: Splash 247

Commissioners from the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) laid out to senators in Washington DC yesterday why they believe their regulatory body needs greater powers and funding to help tackle the supply chain crisis that has racked the US during the […]


Container shipping has greatest quarter ever — with more to come

January 31, 2022

Via: FreightWaves

It’s still early in the reporting cycle, but preliminary announcements by ocean carriers point to history-making profits in Q4 2021, trouncing already stratospheric expectations. Supply chain congestion — the bane of cargo shippers — has proven to be an unprecedented […]


Is The U.S. Moving Cargo And Filling The Shelves?

November 22, 2021

Via: gCaptain

Last week the White House released their second statement on the current supply-chain crisis. The initial blog utilized several metrics, or periscopes, to measure their progress. The first was to document the ships at anchor off Los Angeles and Long […]