The worldwide supply chain is constantly changing. As we continue dealing with the fallout of pandemic-related supply chain issues, fluctuations in prices, labour disruptions, logistic delays, and port congestion persist. We provide you with freight updates that include some of the latest industry news, helping to keep you on top of the dynamic global supply chain landscape.
The Canadian government has introduced legislation which proposes to ban the use of replacement workers during a strike or lockout in federally regulated sectors including ports, railway transportation, banking, and telecommunications. Read more.
Across every continent, shipping is having to contend with the fallout from this year’s El Niño, a weather phenomenon that has helped cut drafts along major waterways, slashed agricultural production in key export markets, and could herald a stormy Pacific for vessels to contend with in the coming months. Read more.
The Australian government on Sunday described as "serious and ongoing" a cybersecurity incident that forced ports operator DP World Australia to suspend operations at ports in several states. Read more.
A shipper has paid nearly $4 million to jump to the front of the line at the congested Panama Canal waterway, a record high. Read more.
Cargo security company CargoNet says it recorded 692 incidents of theft and pilferage in the U.S. and Canada during the third quarter, a 59% increase from the third quarter of 2022. Read more.