The Friday Five: Consumers boost retail spending despite supply chain strains
U.S. demand increases and Maersk continues its acquisition spree as even more pressure is heaped on the already strained supply chain. All this 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.
Slync.io Introduces Booking and Allocation Management Solution
Logistics service providers can dramatically accelerate ocean carrier booking processes to improve customer outcomes and overcome global freight chaos
Slync.io becomes new title sponsor of the Dubai Desert Classic
Slync.io is the new title sponsor of the Dubai Desert Classic—an iconic event that is now a part of the European Tour’s Rolex Series
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: China cautious toward Taliban leadership as backlogs grow on both sides of the Pacific
China approaches the geopolitical developments west of Xinjiang with caution, congestion worsens on both of the Pacific as Ningbo is scheduled to start a phased reopening, and the gender gap in the supply chain field is slowly closing.
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: Shipping demand stronger than ever with no signs of slowing down
The back-to-school rush continues while port congestion is stretching towards an all-time high and carriers are having spectacular financial results. All this and more in this week's Friday Five!
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.