Posted: May 20, 2020 |
Millions of Americans have sharply reduced daily transportation activity in recent weeks in every mode worldwide resulting in reduced demand for gas and oil. While gas prices dipped to the lowest point in decades, COVID-19 isn’t the only factor disrupting the energy sector closely tied to transportation costs.
Posted: May 13, 2020 |
The COVID-19 shelter-in-place and quarantine guidelines have driven a spike in residential deliveries as shoppers shop from home rather than the brick and mortar stores.
Short-term consequences remain clear
Posted: May 7, 2020 |
As the virus continues to spread, it remains immensely difficult to forecast the medium to long-term implications, yet the short-term consequences are clear: demand and freight rates are dropping and continue to drop as the uncertainty of Covid-19 is impossible to forecast.
Posted: April 8, 2020 | Newsletter
Global issues are typically unique in their impact, disruptive and inconvenient. As your trusted Global Supply Chain Logistics & Transportation advisor/partner for over 20 years now, we have lived through our share of Global outbreaks from the SARS outbreak in 2002 to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic which to date has every nation concerned and many in a state of mandatory quarantine.
Posted: March 20, 2020 | Newsletter
Supply Chain Logistics, Transportation, Shipping implications of COVID-19: Alternative transportation solutions to avoid supply congestion, maintain service quality, reduce expenses. We're helping get into shipper favored longer term arrangements.
2020 is shaping up to be a Shipper's Year
Posted: February 19, 2020 | Newsletter
2020’s prediction in 2019 was a declining overall economic condition that will most likely continue to extend to the freight market in 2020. According to the International Monetary Fund, “The global economy is in a synchronized slowdown and we are, once again, downgrading growth for 2019 to 3 percent, its slowest pace since the global financial crisis.