Today’s end customer demands a level of service that can only be achieved through deep collaboration among partners. And the role of the marine terminal — with its reliance on state-of-the-art technology, innovative cargo-handling methods, and deep expertise in optimal routing — is more critical than ever before.
Trade disruptions that have sent freight rates soaring and overwhelmed major ports may start to ease after the first quarter, Maersk said — disappointing investors but signaling eventual relief for cargo shippers.
These are tumultuous times for the ocean container trades between Asia and the U.S. Freight rates are persistently high, port congestion is slowing the movement of goods, and shippers are complaining about cancelled sailings and a shortage of equipment.
Johnson & Johnson will ship some COVID-19 vaccines ordered by the European Union to the U.S. for the last stage of production, raising concern among some member states that the bloc’s inoculation program could be hampered by further delays.
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