Welcome to the July 2021 issue of JBF Freight Transportation Industry Bulletin, a monthly newsletter curated by the JBF Consulting team, with a focus on supply chain, transportation, logistics and of course freight. Would you like to receive the Monthly… Read More
OCEAN CONTAINER RATES (Asia to US) Spot Rates – FEU Container Rates: Asia to US East & West Coast Source: Freightos Ocean spot rates continue to set records. Asia to west coast trade lane spot rates averaged $5575, while the… Read More
Is there any supply chain in the world as large and complex as the one headed up by Santa Claus? In the midst of the holidays (perhaps a bit tempered this pandemic year), many of us eagerly await the arrival… Read More
In this 2-Part series, JBF Consulting explores the impact of excessive loading times on shippers and carriers and the benefits of addressing this issue.
In Part 2 here, we examine the issue from a shipper’s perspective highlighting why the issue persists and what shippers can do to address excessive detention in their DC and yard operations.
On July 1, 2020, the US House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act. The $1.5 trillion dollar bill touches on a wide array of transportation initiatives. Of special interest to both shippers and carriers was section 4304, which proposes a… Read More