Tag: port disruptions

5 Best Practices for Preventing & Mitigating Port-related Supply Chain Disruptions

According to Reuters Events recent research, 40% of companies say their supply chains failed them at the height of the pandemic. Due to these failures, 80% of companies say they have accelerated their digital supply chain strategies. Furthermore, almost 50% of the companies surveyed are looking to overhaul procurement and risk management strategies within the…
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New “Megamax” Container Ships Create New Risks for Global Supply Chains

When 20,000 shipping containers carried by one giant ship reach a port, it’s like a pig in a python   Alexandria, VA, April 14, 2017 — The size of newly commissioned and built container ships has been creeping steadily upwards for 20 years, as shipping companies and shippers pursue increasing economies of scale to lower…
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