COVID-19 Latest Updates
April 29, 2021

Carriers Suspend Services to Inland Points Including Minneapolis, Bond Insufficiencies for Importers, and Port of Montreal Workers Go On Strike

Ocean   Some ocean carriers are suspending services to inland points including Minneapolis. While not all…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
April 22, 2021

Asian Container Availability Tightens, Hong Kong-North America Air Rates Soar, and Kansas City Rail Terminals Overwhelmed With Containers

Ocean   Asian container availability tightens and is expected to intensify. As demand builds through May,…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
April 15, 2021

Suez Canal Impacts Linger, the Port of Charleston Receives its First Imports, and Union Pacific Raises Surcharges for Shippers

Ocean   Suez Canal blockage leaves lasting effects on the supply chain industry, causing container shortages,…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
April 8, 2021

Suez Canal Blockage Leaves Mark on Supply Chains, Vaccinations Ramp up at Port of NY-NJ, and Congestion Increases on the East Coast

Ocean   Ocean freight rates increase and delays continue. Imports from Asia arriving in both the…
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COVID-19 Latest Updates
April 1, 2021

Ocean Capacity Decreases Again, Aluminum Import License Deadline is Extended, and a Railcar Shortage Causes Delays at LA-LB

Ocean   The Ever Given ship stuck at the Suez Canal has been refloated. After nearly…
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