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Freight updates October 4, 2022: latest news and updates on the worldwide supply chain


The worldwide supply chain is constantly changing. Now, two years into the pandemic-related global capacity crunch, high prices, delays, and port congestion persist. These updates will share some of the latest freight news, so we can keep you abreast of the situation. 

Big 3 carriers suspend service amid Hurricane Ian aftermath

UPS, Fedex and the U.S. Postal Service are suspending service to several area codes in Florida. Read more

Supply chain effects from Hurricane Ian could linger for weeks

Experts watching the hurricane predict severe disruption from flooding, power outages and wind damage that could stall factory and farm production as well as freight movement. Read more

DHL Express welcomes first test flight of Eviation's electric aircraft

Earlier last week, Eviation aircraft successfully completed the maiden voyage of its zero-emission Alice commuter plane. Read more

Could a rail merger snarl the U.S. freight system?

A pending $27 billion merger between two railroads is causing concern in the energy industry, with some believing it might worsen existing freight delays. Read more.

Air Canada Cargo starts service to St. John's

Effective October 1, Air Canada Cargo's Boeing 767 freighters will begin operating five times per week from Europe to St. John's. Read more.

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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