The Dispatch - 11/01/22

Integrated Offerings - Massive Carriers To Become Giants

BIG gets BIGGER. $10 billion deals in a span of days…and the result could change the dynamics of the supply chain/logistics industry globally.

Integrated Offerings - Massive Carriers To Become Giants
Spending billions to acquire inland services and ordering freighters, Maersk, MSC and CMA CGM did all this and more...

Containers taking twice as long to reach their destination compared to pre-pandemic period.

New data shows how much longer containers are taking to reach their destination on the main east-west tradelanes, helping explain the port snarl-ups seen across the world over the past year. San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage Flexport provides a weekly measurement called the Ocean Timeliness Indicator, which measures the time taken from the …

Containers taking twice as long to reach their destination compared to pre-pandemic period - Splash247
New data shows how much longer containers are taking to reach their destination on the main east-west tradelanes, helping explain the port snarl-ups seen across the world over the past year. San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage Flexport provides a weekly measurement called th…

How Shopify Outfoxed Amazon to Become the Everywhere Store

Great piece on how Shopify’s Founder and CEO, Tobi Lütke has transformed Shopify into Canada’s most valuable company, accounting for 8.6% of U.S. eCommerce sales in 2020 (behind Amazon’s 39%, but ahead of Walmart and EBay).

How Shopify Outfoxed Amazon to Become the Everywhere Store
Tobi Lütke transformed the Canadian upstart into an e-commerce giant by being the anti-Bezos. How long can the formula keep working?

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