Logistics

The inevitable consequence of the first-half inventory buildup that continues to force dozens of ships to wait off major US East Coast ports is that the containers that carried those goods must eventually be unloaded and sent back empty to the ports, amplifying the disruption...

At a recent industry conference the subject of productivity and competition was at the forefront of discussions from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Productivity Commission. Whilst the ACCC acknowledged the degree of disruption experienced throughout the pandemic, concern was expressed about the...

A combination of several factors such as delayed shipments from China and global port congestion has seen an increase in shipping delays to New Zealand, as carriers prioritise more profitable routes. Recent data indicates shipment delays from China to New Zealand increased by 144% in the...

The development of a new empty container park, the first of several projects in the pipeline, will be built with a 6000 TEU capacity. Other projects in the pipeline, which include consolidation of e-depot sites, removal of warehouses and site access enhancements, aim to culminate in...

A recent COVID outbreak detected in Ningbo, which has since spread to Beilun, has pre-empted the latest round of lockdowns at the world's largest port in overall tonnage terms and the third largest with regards to containers. Shippers are urged to utilise alternative logistics channels to...

We are excited to announce that Transolve Global has joined Supply Chain Partners and we look forward to engaging with an ever-growing network of businesses both in Australia and internationally via this association. This week we share our 15 tips to help you work more efficiently with...

Export restrictions imposed by governments are exacerbating price rises and global food insecurity, according to a new report from the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences. The global surge in world grain prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the poor growing conditions in...

The Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry (DAFF) have updated their guidelines & instructions covering mandatory pre-shipment fumigation requirements to protect against BMSB over the 2022/2023 high risk season. These measures will come into effect on 1st September 2022 (date of shipment from origin port)...

Featured in this month's issue of Bulk Distributor Magazine is an overview of Transolve Global, with a particular look at our ever-expanding bulk liquids division, as well as an exploration of the current state of the freight forwarding industry. To view the article simply click here...

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has launched its Shipping Policy Principles for Pandemic Recovery  to help guide formal discussions between the World Trade Organisation and the maritime industry. These discussions focus on recent events impacting the global economy, such as the ongoing conflict in...

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