Five Books Every Shipping and Logistics Expert Needs to Read

Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate by Rose George From pirates to high seas danger, this book takes its readers into the darkest corners of one of the largest unseen industries in

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Chipped Logistics Out of China

The automotive industry has been feeling pressure for the duration of the pandemic– with used car prices rising a staggering forty percent across the United States, USA Today reports. The biggest issues is that Chinese chip production has been slow to rebound, which is compounded by the continued COVID-19 lockdown

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Any Port in a Storm– Except Shanghai

They say that culture is downstream of politics… but then so are supply chains. Right now the Chinese people are cruising down the stream on both–as culture, politics, and the supply chain are clashing; as a result, the wake for the world’s shipping industry is looking turbulent. More specifically, politically

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Truckers, Guardians of the Highway

Truckers have a historically high success rate responding to Amber Alerts and rescuing kidnapped children, which has led in part to their title Guardians of the Highway. Truckers Code of Honor Truck driving may answer the call of adventure, but part of trucking is honoring a code of ethics– Talk

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Focus: National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

“8 seconds of distraction changed the lives of two families. Robert Bursik would be alive today if a truck driver wasn’t looking at his phone while behind the wheel.” April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month This month’s hallmark is especially important to recognize this year since distracted driving related

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Tiptoe Through the Tulips: Blue Eagle is Thinning Soothsayers

As tulips emerge, the adage of “As new and as ancient as Spring,” comes to mind. But Spring-time images silversmithed by author CS Lewis could hardly be more at odds with the predictions of a coming bloodbath by popular shipping logistics oracle, Freightwaves. Freightwaves’ analysts forecast the impending collapse of

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