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West Coast port dispute latest US supply chain threat

The West Coast port labor dispute is again threatening the US supply chain. Given that the West Coast is among the nation’s major retail container ports, the outcome of failed negotiations could be so damaging that President Biden has had to intervene. So what are the issues at hand, and what’s at stake?

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8 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends

8 Supply Chain and Logistics Trends in 2022

Staying on top of supply chain and logistics trends and news will be crucial for all logistics companies and retailers who want to remain in business and even be leaders in 2022.
Today more than ever, consumer behavior demands rapid yet reasonably priced fulfillment. In an incredibly competitive landscape, on-demand delivery – even same-day delivery, which was once unheard of, is becoming expected by consumers and, therefore, a key differentiator.

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What is CBAM?

Introducing CBAM: Time for traders to join the global ecological effort

Many industries worldwide have been implementing eco-friendly measures – some willingly, others due to imposed regulation. The European Union, at the frontline of environmental law, particularly for renewables and greenhouse gasses, has turned its attention to the global supply chain with its Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM). Questions popping up include what CBAM is, what products it will cover, and how it will affect supply chains and participating businesses.

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Incoterms table

Shipping goods with LCL? What’s the connection with Incoterms?

How much will LCL shipping cost you? How to do the math!
Since the shipping process consists of numerous stages, each contributes to the overall cost of shipping. To calculate the overall LCL cost, you need to incorporate all the stages.

Calculating LCL freight rates
LCL shipping unit charges are largely computed according to package dimensions i.e., the length and width – so, the more space you need, the more you pay. The standard unit charge is USD per CBM (cubic meters).

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How much will LCL shipping cost you? How to do the math!

Since the shipping process consists of numerous stages, each contributes to the overall cost of shipping. To calculate the overall LCL cost, you need to incorporate all the stages.
Calculating LCL freight rates –
LCL shipping unit charges are largely computed according to package dimensions i.e., the length and width – so, the more space you need, the more you pay. The standard unit charge is USD per CBM (cubic meters). While in some cases charges are based on package weight, for the most part they are based on the higher unit value. The odds of this occurring with LCL cargo is scarce as this shipping method is recommended for smaller loads mainly for its cost effectiveness.

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LCL Shipping with eezy Freight

LCL Shipment Procedures: From A-Z

What does LCL shipment mean?
Shipping containers are built to a standard size set by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Depending on the size of your load, the dimensions to choose from for shipping goods are 8, 10, 20, 30, or 40 feet long. However, what can you do if your package size is less than a container load? Share the space!

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