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Going backwards

After more than 60 years of containerization, ever larger specialist ships and ever more specialist automated container terminals, FedEx has been forced to go back in time, chartering bulk carriers to move containers via the Port of Hueneme and its US Navy base. FedEx are to be applauded for their innovation in working to unjam the logistics chain!

Just another sign of the supply chain crisis we are witnessing as companies look for inventive ways to continue to meet the needs of customers. We are seeing an increasing focus on supply chain management from our clients and expect this to continue throughout 2022.

“For FedEx Logistics, it is the first time in our history that we have chartered a vessel for our customers,”

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transportation, covid-19, supply chain, logistics, shipping

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