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Ports & lines work to restore service after Hurricane Harvey

Houston and several other Texas and Louisiana ports hope to restart operations by Monday as logistics providers begin a difficult recovery from Hurricane Harvey and its devastating floods.

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US supply chains face long recovery after Harvey

Just days after Typhoon Hato supply chains are disrupted again as the category 4 Hurricane Harvey – the most powerful to hit the US in a decade – hit Texas and Louisiana, with land, sea, and air operations suspended.

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Heavy rains disrupt Mumbai supply chains

Mumbai, the financial and commercial capital of India, may be experiencing its worst deluge since 2005, with heavy rains leaving container port and air freight operations at a standstill. 

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27,000 flee Typhoon Hato

Typhoon Hato brought widespread destruction to Macau and Hong Kong on Wednesday and continued to lash Guangdong Thursday, leaving 16 people dead, dozens injured and forcing thousands to be evacuated

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Typhoon Hato disrupts South China air and sea

Hong Kong issued its highest storm warning for first time since 2012, with 450 flights canceled and container port operation suspended.

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MSC and Hapag-Lloyd shake up South American trade

Carriers to launch a new loop between Europe and the East Coast of South America in a month

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MIQ AND GANT SHORTLISTED FOR SUPPLY CHAIN AWARD

MIQ Logistics and key customer GANT, the leading Swedish fashion brand, have been short-listed for the 2017 Supply Chain Excellence Awards.

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Overtaking Zara’s supply chain

If consumers can be inspired to buy and complete their purchase in under 60 seconds and fast fashion brands can get new lines into store within three weeks, this is how you adapt your supply chain to be as responsive.

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More capacity threatens rates

Massive increases in capacity are threatening the fragile balance of supply and demand in global container shipping.

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Bangladesh act to improve factory conditions

Bangladesh, the world’s second largest garment producing country will digitally map its entire garment industry to bring transparency to the supply chain in an effort to stop abuses.

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