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  The Russian invasion of Ukraine will most likely exacerbate global supply chain issues, and shippers, already operating in crisis mode, should expect further supply chain disruption.  Not only have logistics operations been halted in the war-affected areas, but the ripple effects will also be felt by the world at large.  The invasion will create […]

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  Lufthansa Cargo has been forced to cancel all transit freight traffic through Frankfurt, Germany due to an outbreak of COVID. In an advisory to customers, Lufthansa said, “Currently we are facing an increasing number of Coronavirus cases within our organization, especially at the Frankfurt hub.  This is leading to a reduction in staffing levels, […]

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  The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Bay have announced a last minute reprieve on the highly controversial Container Excess Dwell Fee, backed by the Biden Administration. The ports announced yesterday that they will delay consideration of the fee until November 22, citing a 26% reduction in long-dwelling containers since the policy was announced […]

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  As previously announced, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, under the direction of the Biden-Harris Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force, implemented a new emergency “Container Excess Dwell Fee” policy on November 1 to alleviate the severe congestion that is contributing to record delays and backlogs at the ports.  Under the new policy, […]

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  Ocean Carriers to be Charged Daily Fee for Containers that are Not Moved Rapidly from the Port The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have just announced that they will hit ocean carriers with potentially hefty fees for shipping containers that linger too long at terminals.  Under the policy, the ports will charge […]

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