The split from the European Union is fueling an increasingly frenzied demand for goods, creating traffic snarl-ups at ports and highways on both sides of the English Channel and leading to at least one major factory shutdown.
The COVID-19 pandemic was supposed to put the final nail in the coffin of globalization and prompt a retreat into a new era of protectionism. Instead, some are now calling the crisis the Great Accelerator.
Swissterminal AG, a Switzerland-based integrated logistics provider, and DP World have announced the introduction of a regular barge service from Basel-Kleinhüningen and Basel-Birsfelden to various deepsea terminals at the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp.
The chief executive officer of the world’s biggest container shipping company says trade relations between Europe and the U.S. will probably become more “collaborative” under the presidency of Joe Biden.
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