September 2021 Freight Update

September 2021 Freight Update

As we approach the middle of peak shipping season and deadlines to get products in before the holidays loom, freight continues to throw a wrench into everyone’s plans.  The struggles we dealt with earlier this year have now quadrupled and the scramble to get any goods...
Talking Freight With GPI

Talking Freight With GPI

What a year 2021 has been (so far, we are only at the halfway point)!  With the heavy FREIGHT topic dominating conversations, we thought it may be helpful to address the question WHAT PATH DOES MY PRODUCT TAKE FROM THE END OF THE PRODUCTION LINE TO THE FLOOR OF MY...
Container Shortages, Port Delays

Container Shortages, Port Delays

As the shipping year continues, so do the struggles the freight industry has been dealing with since early last year.  Here’s a quick update of April on the state of freight as it stands today. China We continue to experience container shortages in China.  Forwarders...
March 2021 State of Freight

March 2021 State of Freight

As I prepared the GPI March 2021 state of freight update, the saying “In like a lion and out like a lamb” came to mind. GPI is hoping that holds true for the shipping environment as well.  It’s certainly beginning that way! US & UK PORTS We’re 3 months into the...

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