Why the ILWU Labor Negotiations Should Be Top-of-Mind for Your Team

If you haven’t been keeping up with supply chain management news, it’s important to know that 2022 is bound to bring challenges to logistics, shipping ports and businesses across the West Coast. United States dockworkers and their management systems are about to engage in contract negotiations that could go on for months beginning with ILWU.  […]

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Back in 2017, the landscape of the shipping world rearranged yet again as ten of the major carriers in the maritime industry coalesced into three distinct carrier alliances. Today, nearly 80% of the global carrier market operates within these alliances. Understanding these alliances, how they function, and the impact they have on the supply chain are vital […]

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As many in logistics are aware, protecting your supply chain is crucial to both inventory management and overall business continuity.  An efficient and optimized supply chain paves the way for significant cost savings, improved profitability, and a higher level of customer satisfaction and service. Conversely, disruptions to your supply chain can have a catastrophic impact […]

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Overview:             After a holiday break and some much-needed R&R, Bryan and Don get right back into the swing of things and sit down with Lee Kindberg, Head of Sustainability for North America at Maersk. They pull apart complicated issues revolving around carbonization and emissions, the future of ocean shipping vessels, Maersk’s commitment to being net-zero […]

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