TPM 22 preview. What next for rates and competition policy? And a Loadstar Special Report: Labour Shortages & The Great Resignation.

February 24, 2022 01:05:22
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TPM 22 preview. What next for rates and competition policy? And a Loadstar Special Report: Labour Shortages & The Great Resignation.
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Show Notes

Credits: Created, Produced and Hosted by Mike King

Ahead of TPM22 in Long Beach at the end of February, this episode of The Loadstar Podcast examines the key challenges facing those in the business of supply chain, and those wondering how much logistics costs will sever from their bottom lines.

This episode also examines freight rates across modes post-Chinese New Year and ahead of the Transpacific contracting season. The latter, of course, clouded by US west coast dockworkers negotiations that could hurt port productivity.

And in part 2, a Loadstar Special Report examines labour shortages across the global supply chain. Is this ‘Great Resignation’ a structural fault or simply a symptom of two years of Covid and all the labour and logistics stresses that have resulted?

Guests

Alex Lennane, Loadstar Publisher

Peter Tirschwell - Vice President, Maritime & Trade - IHS Markit

Peter Sand, Chief Shipping Analyst, Xeneta

Claire French, Air Sea & Road Freight Recruitment Specialist at Select Appointments UK

Jason Miller, Associate Professor of Logistics, Department of Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University — Eli Broad College of Business

Lee Klaskow, Senior Analyst for Transportation and Logistics at Bloomberg Intelligence

 

Episode in more detail:

Why lines and forwarders are investing in air capacity (3.20)

Ground handlers struggle with costs (4.50)

Competition authorities eye container lines (5.38)

Ocean freight rates bounce back (9.15)

Known Unknowns: China’s Covid containment policy, Ukraine and cyber risks (11.40)

TPM agenda and global trade challenges (14.25 – 30.30)

U.S. West Coast dockworker union negotiations threat to global trade, US port productivity and what happens next (20.45)

The state of US logistics and what it means for corporate America (30.45)

US road and rail outlook (30.40)

Ukraine crisis – implications (38.35)

Part 2 - Special Report: Labour Shortages & The Great Resignation. (40.45 to 1.05)

Post-Brexit labour blues for forwarders (55.05)

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