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Global Freight Market Battles Disruptions Due to Bottlenecks

Global Freight Market Bottle Necked Battling Disruptions The COVID-19 outbreak led to major retail shortages across the country, leaving shelves bare for months. (Gene J. Puskar/ Associated Press)

After a once-in-a-lifetime deadly pandemic, the world’s supply chains are realizing a new normal as industries meet the challenge of rebuilding and managing them in a post-­recovery era.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
November 12, 2021
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

A Year of Pandemic: Ports Battled COVID in 2020, and now Freight Crunch in 2021

Four pandemic images Driver with mask by andresr/Getty Images (clockwise from top left); vaccine vial by Liam McBurney/Pool via AP; COVID-19 virus by Getty Images; UPS truck carrying vaccine at Pfizer Global Supply Kalamazoo by Morry Gash/Pool/Associated Press

American Association of Port Authorities CEO Chris Connor told Transport Topics the biggest takeaway from the coronavirus pandemic is the essential nature of ports.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 22, 2021
Business

Ports of Seattle, Tacoma Vote to Launch Alliance

Northwest Seaport Alliance

The ports of Seattle and Tacoma voted Aug. 4 to launch a partnership known as the Northwest Seaport Alliance to unify cargo terminal investment and operation.

August 5, 2015