Day June 11, 2024

Watch: Can Merchants Handle Soaring Volumes of E-Commerce Shipments?

The explosion of e-commerce activity set off by the COVID-19 pandemic is presenting merchants with the challenge of handling orders efficiently while meeting customer demands for speed, says Archita Prasad, vice president strategy with UPS Capital. Supply Chain Brand

Somalia-based piracy menaces vessels rerouted away from Houthi threats

Security forces preoccupied with Houthi attacks in the Red Sea and an increase in Indian Ocean shipping, thanks to ongoing route diversions, have created an opening for Somali pirates. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Houthis alleged hits on three ships

Houthis continue to step up their attacks on ships in the Red Sea and have claimed assaults on three ships this week, Maersk Seletar. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

IAG Cargo expands Constant Climate network in Europe

IAG Cargo's facility at Strasbourg Airport in France has been approved to transport time and temperature-sensitive healthcare products, expanding the If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Walmart to Add Drone Delivery Option to App for DFW Homes

Walmart first started experimenting with drone deliveries in DFW in 2021, before expanding the service to cover 75% of the region in early 2024.  Supply Chain Brand

ILA halts talks over new contract until Maersk, APM clarify port IT projects

The International Longshoremen’s Association said it has called off talks for a new six-year labor agreement due to automation efforts at Maersk-operated marine terminals. If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

SRSA inks MoU with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation

Saudi Red Sea Authority has signed an MoU with the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation to collaborate in sustainable marine protection If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

Air Charter Service adds European regional director

Air Charter Service (ACS) has appointed Andrew Summers to the new role of regional director of the broker's mainland European offices. Summers has been If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

US East and Gulf Coast labour talks halted over discovery of automation at some ports

US East and Gulf Coast labour talks halted by the ILA over discovery of automation at some ports by APM and Maersk If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Mekongzon. Source

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