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Inflation threatens supply chain performance

Supply chain costs are rising and, according to a report by one the world’s leading management consultants, it’s going to become increasingly challenging for companies to meet their productivity targets.

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Government release ‘no deal’ Brexit pack

The UK Government has released a ‘Partnership pack’, providing a high-level guide to customs processes and procedures, which is intended to support businesses if we leave the EU without a deal.

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Southampton working to clear backlog

DP World, owner of Southampton container port has issued an update outlining the root cause of the delays and their recovery plans to try and get the port back on track.

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Shipping alliances investigated by EU

The European Commission is seeking views from stakeholders regarding the existing exemption of container shipping consortia from European Union antitrust rules that ban anticompetitive agreements between companies.

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Container shippers face increasing delays

Trade press reports are highlighting increasingly negative service issues, as ports, carriers and hauliers struggle to deal with the fallout from Felixstowe’s disastrous software upgrades.

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Turkey freight challenges

The difficulties facing the Turkish economy are varied and well-documented and may have some impact on the country’s logistics, as imports slow and exports become more challenging.

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The world’s biggest ship, line, alliance, industry……

Leading the way for a global shipping industry that is bigger and more consolidated than ever: The Mumbai Maersk has broken the record for the largest amount of cargo ever stowed after leaving Malaysia last week with 19,038 TEU aboard.

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Sourcing country contingencies

With Brexit and President Trump contributing to global trade uncertainties, apparel manufacturing countries out of the direct line of either issue are increasingly appealing to UK and US buyers seeking contingency sourcing options.

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EU warn of Brexit supply chain disruption

With no real progress on the terms of Brexit, the EU is urging Member States to prepare for all outcomes and warned of disruption to supply chains whether or not a deal is reached.

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Shippers find ways to beat North Europe delays

Shippers from Asia are increasingly considering the potential of southern European ports as intermodal bottlenecks continue to delay container delivery through some of the Northern gateways.

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