Chinese Officials Enforce Tighter COVID Restrictions, Production Takes a Hit

New COVID-19 cases continue to surge across China despite the country’s draconian containment policies.  Nationwide, new infections climbed to 7,475 on November 7 according to ... Read More

China’s Lockdown Extended: We’re in the ‘Eye’ of the Supply Chain Storm

Authorities in Shanghai have extended the city’s lockdown indefinitely after 23,000 new asymptomatic COVID cases were reported on Saturday.  The lockdown, which has now been ... Read More

Shanghai Extends COVID Lockdown

The Phase 1 lockdown of east Shanghai, including Pudong, was set to end today, but officials have decided to extend the lockdown after mass testing ... Read More

Shanghai Institutes Rolling Lockdowns; Shippers Advised to Seek Alternative Ports

Manufacturing and logistics operations in Shanghai are grinding to a halt as China holds fast to its zero-tolerance COVID policy, marking the largest city-wide lockdown ... Read More

China Lockdowns Spread After a Surge in Asymptomatic COVID Cases

China’s pursuit of its zero-COVID strategy has delivered a new blow to global supply chains.  Several of China’s largest factory cities have ordered lockdowns amid ... Read More

Vietnam Lockdown Impacts Supply Chains

Shippers are facing a deteriorating supply chain situation in Vietnam as the government imposes strict lockdowns in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19 ... Read More

How Will the Biggest Product Launch in History Affect Your Supply Chain?

With a potential COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon, shippers need to prepare for supply chain disruptions during ‘the biggest product launch in history.’ News of ... Read More

China Announces New Inspection Requirements for Exports of Pandemic Prevention Materials

The new requirements cover medical and non-medical supplies China has implemented additional inspection requirements for exports of medical and non-medical supplies in an effort to ... Read More

CBP Launches COVID-19 90-Day Duty Postponement FAQ Page

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched a Frequently Asked Questions page in response the to 90-day duty postponement announced by President Trump on Sunday.  ... Read More