Near-shoring takes another step as companies eye new markets
The Covid-19 crisis has accelerated the pace of trade diversification from China, bringing industry buzzwords ...
Protests about working conditions in Chinese factories supplying Apple didn’t just hit the electronics industry – the shoes and garment industries have been beset for years by accusations of running sweat shops and using child labour. But major retailers are looking to redress that, launching audit programmes they hope will answer consumers’ concerns. That trend is taking supply chains into a new phase, but what are the costs, and who will pay them?
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Peak season hopes dashed as freight rates slip again
Panama Canal restrictions could halt US coastal shift
Shippers hold back on contracts amid uncertainty and ample capacity
DB Schenker – sale, float, nothing
Airlines that adapt quickly will survive likely freight pain in H2
Carriers look for trade mix to stay in the black
US shippers put on high alert over double-brokering fraud
Pessimistic Yang Ming to refocus on 3PL, terminals and yards
Freight slump does not stop US inland ports’ advance
Digital forwarder Freightwalla's failure reveals home truths
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