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American shippers facing massive disruption

North American supply chains are experiencing massive disruption as bad weather continues to impact operations and port delays are exacerbated by a shortage of haulage capacity that is so bad, shippers are snooping to find potential hauliers.

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Bad weather update

The ongoing UK bad weather is impacting road, air and sea transport, with container terminals particularly badly affected.

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Smallest ships, fastest service

While Hyundai Merchant Marine gets ready to re-enter the Asia/Europe trade with the route’s smallest ships, 2018 is set to be the year of the ultra-large containership, with 53 ships larger than 13,500 TEU scheduled for delivery in the coming months.

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Rising wages pressure Cambodia’s garment industry

Garment workers in Cambodia will see their wages increase 11% this year, but this will put further financial pressure on the country’s export sector.

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MIQ AND GANT COMMENDED at supply chain excellence awards

MIQ Logistics and key customer GANT, the leading Swedish fashion brand, have been highly-commended at the 2017 Supply Chain Excellence Awards for their customer service and reverse logistics.

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BREXIT: Chaos and Confidence

568 companies are set for preferred HMRC treatment after BREXIT, while civil servants predict that HMRC’s new processing system launch will result in ‘chaos’

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United Nations fear liner oligopoly

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has published a review detailing its concerns that consolidation by the global shipping lines poses a threat to competition.

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China’s pollution crackdown impacts textiles

The Chinese government’s push to clean up the environment by inspecting and closing non-compliant factories across the country has had minimal impact on apparel and textile imports…….so far

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Celebrating our 2nd Retail Week Award

MIQ Logistics celebrated their 2nd Retail Week win in three years at last night’s prestigious Retail Week Supply Chain Awards.

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Earthquake triggers MIQ contingency plan

Tuesday’s earthquake in Mexico, which resulted in numerous fatalities and heavy structural damage has led MIQ Logistics to close our office in Mexico City.

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