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Class I Railroads Announce More Embargoes as They Brace for a Nationwide Strike

While there is still a possibility that a nationwide strike can be avoided, the Class I railroads are preparing new embargoes in the event the ... Read More

Industrial Actions at Two Key Ports Threaten to Cripple UK Supply Chains

A second strike at Felixstowe will overlap Liverpool action, overwhelm London Gateway and Southampton. Dockworkers at the Port of Felixstowe have confirmed a second wave ... Read More

Nationwide Rail Strike Could Deal Another Blow to U.S. Economy

A crippling railroad strike, which has been brewing since January 2020, could unfold by week’s end after the two largest railroad unions drew a line ... Read More

German Factories Halt Production as Energy Prices Soar

Energy has become so expensive in Germany that the economic powerhouse is facing a manufacturing shutdown that threatens to collapse the nation. Calling the situation ... Read More

Liverpool Dockworkers Announce Strike Dates

Dockworkers at the UK’s Port of Liverpool will walk off the job for two weeks beginning September 19 over pay and working conditions after rejecting ... Read More

Lufthansa Cancels Most Flights Amid Pilot Strike

Lufthansa is cancelling almost all of its flights to and from its main Frankfurt and Munich hubs on September 2 due to a planned 24-hour ... Read More

The Summer of Discontent Hits UK’s Largest Port

The summer of discontent which has plagued the UK in recent weeks just got hotter. Dockworkers at Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, have walked ... Read More

U.S. Railway Labor Negotiation Update

The Presidential Executive Board (PEB) has issued its recommendations for ending the contract negotiation stalemate between the Class I railroads and unions.  The 119-page report ... Read More

Rhine River Closed to Barge Services Amid Record Drought

This year’s lack of rainfall has taken its toll on river transport worldwide, impeding the transport of grain, diesel, coal, and other commodities. Germany’s Rhine ... Read More