XPO Logistics CEO Bradley S. Jacobs believes the US and global economies will recover in “fits and starts” in the second half of 2020, and supply chains will become more resilient.
16 Jan 2019
However, even planning for no deal is not a straightforward matter.
10 Jan 2019
With little over two months to go, there is still no sign of a deal between the United Kingdom and European Union.
09 Jan 2019
The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29 but is struggling to reach a deal on trade that would limit disruption.
08 Jan 2019
Shippers can expect a far more aggressive approach to matching vessel supply with demand.
07 Jan 2019
Increasing use of the available capacity in both directions and the impact of service shifts in 2018 could mean shippers find it more difficult to find carrier space for containers this year.
19 Dec 2018
There are just 100 days to go until the UK exits the European Union, with British businesses "watching in horror" as the country lurches towards the worst case scenario — leaving the EU with no deal.
12 Dec 2018
The latest deal reached between Britain’s Theresa May government and the European Union has failed to win any political support, and Brexit contingency planning suggests the private sector is assuming all trade with the EU will be on World Trade Organization terms, regarded as a worst-case scenario.
21 Nov 2018
Italy’s Porto Marghera has a unique capability on the peninsula, as two 1,692-ton heavy lifts of reactors bound for a refinery in Nigeria recently demonstrated.
20 Nov 2018
Trying to prepare for something as significant and as unclear as Britain's exit from the European Union is not easy for supply chains that only work with a clear understanding of what is required for each step of the logistics process.
13 Nov 2018
UK and EU negotiators are currently locked in negotiations to try to arrive at an agreement in time for an emergency November summit, but with a persistent lack of clarity over cross-channel trade and no clear strategy guidance from London or Brussels, the supply chain is already well into its Plan B.