Shipping data shows mid-range retail is new consumer price sweet spot

Trucks wait to enter the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, US, on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023. The US Census Bureau is scheduled to release trade balance figures on December 5. Photographer: Eric Thayer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The latest shipping data is beginning to reveal what U.S. … Read more

Strikes at East Coast, Gulf ports are rising as a supply chain risk

The potential for a strike by the largest union of maritime workers in North America, the International Longshoremen’s Association, is beginning to rise on the list of concerns among logistics decision-makers and advisors in a year already fraught with a multitude of trade uncertainties. Red Sea diversions and Panama Canal drought restrictions are already influencing … Read more