Flooding Causes More Supply Chain Woes

The Port of Vancouver (in the province of British Columbia) is Canada’s largest shipping port and North America’s fourth largest port. In the past week, the province of B.C. experienced extreme flooding causing casualties, loss of livestock and shut down major highways and railways that connect B.C. to the rest of Canada. The extreme flooding…

Aviation Industry Joins in the Supply Chain Pain

Thought restaurants, furniture, chipmakers and groceries were experiencing all the “fun” with the current supply chain woes? The aviation industry gets to enjoy the “fun” too. The aviation industry was already hit hard due to COVID and travel restrictions. Now that travel restrictions are slowly being relaxed and travel starting to surge, the industry is…

Japan’s Three Major Ocean Carriers Plan to Merge in Mid 2017
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Japan’s Three Major Ocean Carriers Plan to Merge in Mid 2017

The 2008 financial crisis put the global container industry in turmoil. Since then, the road to recovery has been long and difficult. Even A.P. Moeller-Maersk, the biggest shipping company in the world, has cut costs and adjusted its operations accordingly. Around the world, several ocean carrier mergers have occurred in order to keep companies in…

Daimler Trucks Introduces First Electric Truck
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Daimler Trucks Introduces First Electric Truck

Electric vehicles aren’t new to the market, but electric trucks are. Most electric vehicles are small and don’t have much horsepower. Trucks need to be able to pull thousands of pounds in freight, so they need significant horsepower. That’s one reason the debut of electric trucks is so exciting. Take a look at how electric…