Asia

Asia

16 Sep 2021
Car dealers are "screaming" for inventory, but COVID-19 shutdowns and a snarled semiconductor supply chain are throwing up obstacles to production.
15 Sep 2021
The failure of importers to move their containers from the docks to their warehouses in a timely manner is the root cause of congestion at both East and West coast ports, terminal operators say.
15 Sep 2021
A consortium of container industry heavyweights has enlisted three banks in Asia to advise it on development of trade finance solutions to tether shipping data to new financing opportunities.
15 Sep 2021
Private equity fund Bridgepoint has funneled capital into supply chain technology provider Blume Global, which has customers in nearly every segment of the global logistics industry.
14 Sep 2021
Vessel bunching at US ports and unprecedented bottlenecks landside will continue to cripple the US supply chain because a “fantastic peak” of imports from Asia shows no signs of abating for at least six months, according to industry analysts.
14 Sep 2021
Carrier association Shipping Australia believes the container shipping market will return to normal only when the effect of the COVID-19 shock on supply chains works its way through the system.
14 Sep 2021
Reduced harvesting in Asia has created additional demand for agricultural goods from the US and Australia, but a shortage of intra-Asia feeder ships is preventing exporters from taking full advantage.
14 Sep 2021
Google Cloud is using project44 to boost the visibility prowess of its supply chain solutions, as cloud-hosting giants target the logistics industry.
13 Sep 2021
Taking aim at a lack of proof-of-delivery certainty in global logistics, Clockwork Logistics Systems has received financial backing from a range of logistics-focused investors.
13 Sep 2021
Container shippers are increasingly switching to breakbulk solutions to move their cargo, pushing MPV/HL bookings into the fall and driving up rates.
10 Sep 2021
With their profitability now firmly established, carriers appear to be placing renewed vigor into growing their contracted cargo base.