Power cuts in China, the Transpacific rollercoaster and global port congestion bites

December 02, 2021 00:58:41
Power cuts in China, the Transpacific rollercoaster and global port congestion bites
The Loadstar Podcast
Power cuts in China, the Transpacific rollercoaster and global port congestion bites
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Show Notes

Credits: Created, Produced and Hosted by Mike King

EP9 sweeps the length of global supply chains. From power cuts and factory shutdowns in China we swing across the Transpacific to the US where logistics networks are straining with final holiday season deliveries and pressure is mounting on the last mile. Then we jump to Europe where we’ll hear how terminal operators are coping with liner scheduling disarray. Or not as the case may be.

EP9 in more detail:

 

Guests:

Cathy Roberson, president, Logistics Trends & Insights

Caroline Wu, Area Managing Director for Maersk Greater China

Hans Nagtegaal, Director of Containers at the Port of Rotterdam

Brian Bourke, Chief Growth Officer at Seko Logistics

Sam Whelan, Loadstar Asia Correspondent

AND Frank Coles, EX-CEO of the Wallem Group and Strategic Advisor, Kariwa Maritime

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