Pasha Hawaii’s second LNG boxship calls Bay Area

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Pasha Hawaii and the Port of Oakland held a christening ceremony to honour the arrival of the Janet Marie, the company’s second Liquified Natural Gas (LNG)-powered container ship to visit the Bay Area. The Oakland Seaport is considered the Northern California gateway for containerised ocean freight shipping. Janet Marie is the second of two new […]

Supply chain modernization ups Boston Beer Company’s margins

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Listen to the article 2 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: The Boston Beer Company is focused on three initiatives to cut costs and modernize its supply chain, according to President and CEO David Burwick during a Q2 earnings call. The Boston-based brewer is reviewing supplier […]

Hapag Lloyd increases rates from UAE to North Europe, West Med and North Africa

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Hapag Lloyd has announced increased ocean tariff rates from the United Arab Emirates (Jebel Ali and Abu Dhabi) to North Europe (Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Norway, Finland, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Estonia, Iceland, Luxembourg) and West Mediterranean / North Africa (Spain, Portugal, Italy, Algeria, Malta, […]

Wayfair’s suppliers are ‘reverting to normal’: CEO

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Listen to the article 3 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Dive Brief: Wayfair’s supply base is beginning to look like its pre-pandemic normal in terms of stock levels, product flows and new releases, executives told analysts last week. “I’d say a substantial number of the suppliers are […]

Construction of Africa’s highest bridge gets underway

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The South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (Sanral) has announced the commencement of construction of the R4 billion Mtentu Bridge, which will be the highest bridge in Africa and one of the longest of its type in the world. Sanral awarded the contract for the construction to the China Communications Construction Company and MECSA […]

Shipping in the USA vs. Shipping in Canada

Shipping in the USA vs. Shipping in Canada

When it comes to shipping, both the United States and Canada offer effective and dependable logistics services. Still, there are notable differences between the two countries that businesses should consider. In this composition, we will claw into the crucial aspects of shipping in the USA vs. shipping in Canada, pressing how Topshipping can help businesses […]

HMM sees first-half profits sink over 90%

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HMM’s first-half results are incredibly low compared to last year’s levels with the company’s profits falling over 90% year-on-year. In the first six months of 2023, the South Korean major shipping company reported net profit of US$460 million, which is 90% down to the same period last year, operating profit of US$360 million, translating to […]

Staples taps DoorDash for same-day delivery

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Dive Brief: Adding to a roster of retail partners, DoorDash has partnered with Staples to offer deliveries from nearly 1,000 U.S. stores, DoorDash announced Monday. DoorDash has a back-to-school deal hub featuring Staples, Office Depot, Walgreens and other major retailers offering school supplies deliveries.  Shoppers can order school supplies or work-related items and receive them same-day […]

Port Houston celebrates completion of new Wharf 6

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Port Houston announced the completion of Wharf 6 of its Bayport Container Terminal Expansion Project on 4 August. Many federal, state, and local officials, partners, stakeholders, and customers attended the celebration event, including a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “This new wharf will enable the Port to keep up with the new growth and demand and help reduce […]