The Friday Five: Boo! Carriers must move 60K containers out of LA/LB by Halloween
It’s a spooky Halloween for carriers as they must move 60K containers by October 31. Plus, supply chain predictions for 2022, inland port relief in Utah, and Amazon's continued streak of self-reliance in this week's Friday Five.
The Friday Five: Expelliarmus! Port chaos knocks out Harry Potter inventory
Hold my butter beer: Port chaos causes retailers to run out of Harry Potter stock, liquor and beer shortages make this writer consider stockpiling, Maersk takes action and more in this week’s Friday Five!
The Friday Five: Go Big or Go Home Depot — Walmart does both with first GoLocal customer
Walmart's GoLocal service lands its first customer, tips to improve your ocean booking processes, California oil spill linked to possible anchored ship and the Michelin Man rides again. All this and more in this week’s Friday Five!
The Friday Five: Holiday season could be a surprise nightmare for retailers
Holiday merchandise is at risk, retailers take bold shipping actions, global leaders are called on to take environmental action, and more in this week’s Friday Five.
The Friday Five: Ocean shipping just got easier for LSPs
LSPs have a new way to manage ocean cargo chaos, colleges are rethinking supply chain lesson plans, IKEA takes ocean shipping in its own hands, and Portland may stop being weird.
The Friday Five: Perpetual peak season game plan for retailers and wholesalers
An industry expert gives advice how to thrive in perpetual peak season, McDonald’s is hit in their dairy-aire while Walmart diversifies. All this and more in this week’s Friday Five!
The Friday Five: Largest global carrier makes strategic acquisitions
This week Maersk made key acquisitions to broaden its reach beyond ocean shipping. Plus, a closer look at a ship wreck in the "Amazon of the Ocean," Ningbo's closure, and what Maersk says is to blame for high prices.
The Friday Five: It’s back-to-school season. Are you ready?
The days of blissful back-to-school shopping at your favorite Mega Lo Mart might be coming to an end due to the ongoing chaos in ocean freight shipping.
The Friday Five: Welcome to perpetual peak season—better buckle up!
The past 18 months have illustrated that ocean freight will continue to be unpredictable, but there is hope. More on emerging priorities for shippers and LSPs, supply chain diversity, Uber Freight's surprise acquisition, and more in this week’s Friday Five!
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