Going the Distance

Logistics & Freight

The world of live events has been greatly impacted by various factors such as rising insurance costs, fuel prices, DOT changes, and driver shortages. These issues have led to significant changes in the freight and logistics industry, causing disruptions and challenges for businesses and individuals alike. To shed light on these pressing matters, representatives from brokerages, owner operators, and large logistic vendors will come together to discuss projected changes and provide crucial insights into the world of freight and logistics. The current state of the global supply chain is facing numerous challenges. The surge in ocean freight rates has put a strain on businesses, while carriers are striving to improve reliability and efficiency. In some cases, air cargo has become a viable alternative for certain routes. However, this also comes with its own set of operational challenges, such as adjusting schedules and addressing potential congestion and shortages. Despite these difficulties, carriers are better equipped than during the pandemic and are working hard to manage diversions and maintain the flow of container traffic. It is important for all stakeholders in the industry to engage in these discussions to gain a better understanding of the current situation and prepare for the future. The world of freight and logistics is constantly evolving, and it is crucial to stay informed and adapt to the ever-changing landscape.

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