The pandemic has caused excessive delays, historically high shipping rates, and chaos at ports of entry. Here are a couple of recent articles to help you catch up on what’s happening with freight around the world.
California port pileup leaves old records in the dust
American Shipper, March 8, 2021
Latest crisis both lengthier and more extreme than prior congestion.
‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Chaos Strikes Global Shipping
The New York Times, March 6, 2021
The pandemic has disrupted international trade, driving up the cost of shipping goods and adding a fresh challenge to the global economic recovery.