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Freight updates November 16, 2022: latest news and updates on the worldwide supply chain


The worldwide supply chain is constantly changing. Now, as we continue dealing with the fallout of pandemic-related supply chain issues, fluctuations in prices, labour disruptions, delays, and port congestion persist. These updates will share some of the latest freight news, so we can keep you abreast of the dynamic landscape that is the global supply chain. 

8 tips for driving a truck across the Canada-U.S. border

Many truck drivers cross the Canada-U.S. border regularly as part of their daily work. For new drivers, however, this can be intimidating. A long-time professional driver and trainer of truck drivers offers tips to help all drivers. Read more here. 

A major shift is underway in manufacturing for U.S. companies

Many U.S. companies anticipate current supply chain challenges to remain for the foreseeable future. Because of this, they are shifting their supply chain models overall. Read more here. 

Frustrated shippers caught in Canadian rail congestion call for help

Despite predictions that congestion at rail yards in Canada's interior would ease this month, there seems to be little change. Frustrated importers and forwarders are calling for government intervention. Read more here. 

Antonov to rebuild Mriya, the world's largest cargo aircraft

Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer Antonov announced it will rebuild the An-225 Mriya, the world's largest cargo airplane. The iconic Soviet-era cargo plane was destroyed last February in the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Read more here. 

The global shipping industry is facing a new problem: too many containers

There was a shortage of containers at the height of the pandemic and now the economy faces the opposite problem: too many containers. This suggests falling global demand, and impending economic slowdown. Read more here.

About Cole International’s Freight Forwarding Services:

At Cole, we’re proud to have offered freight forwarding services for more than six decades. Experienced freight forwarding services steward your goods along the smoothest and most efficient path from origin to destination. These updates highlight some of the latest freight news, giving you insight into the complexity of freight forwarding in our current environment. Contact us today to learn how Cole can streamline your shipping operations.

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