The Dispatch - 18/01/22

Dalian the latest China port to be hit by Covid restrictions as delays persist - The Loadstar

So far, there has been no impact on Dalian’s port operations, but the outbreak is reportedly growing at nearby Tianjin, under lockdown and where car manufacturer Toyota has temporarily suspended production.

Dalian the latest China port to be hit by Covid restrictions as delays persist - The Loadstar
Dalian is the latest port city in China to detect the Omicron variant, as forwarders warn of more shipping delays in the countdown to Chinese New Year. So far, there has been no impact on Dalian’s port operations, but the outbreak is reportedly growing at nearby Tianjin, under lockdown and where car…

Inventory Optimization Why It Matters for Your Supply Chain - Supply Chain 24/7

Inventory optimization is the practice of having the right amount of inventory available to meet demand, both in the present and what’s expected in the future.

Inventory Optimization Why It Matters for Your Supply Chain - Supply Chain 24/7
When done correctly, inventory optimization is powered by some of the latest emerging technologies, including machine learning, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and cloud computing, and by using proven inventory management processes, supply chain design and planning helps with inventory opti…

Maritime Transport, GBRf and Port of Felixstowe launch new service to West Midlands | MultiModal UK

Maritime Transport has launched a new intermodal service this week hauled by GB Railfreight (GBRf), connecting its Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) with the Port of Felixstowe. With a shortage of more than 100,000 lorry drivers in the UK causing disruption to supply chains, Maritime’s latest service provides additional capacity to ensure goods can continue to move across Britain.

Maritime Transport, GBRf and Port of Felixstowe launch new service to West Midlands
Maritime Transport has launched a new intermodal service this week hauled by GB Railfreight (GBRf), connecting its Birmingham Intermodal Freight Terminal (BIFT) with the Port of Felixstowe. With a shortage of more than 100,000 lorry drivers in the UK causing disruption to supply chains, Maritime’s l…

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