25/08/2021 / Sea, Supply Chain

Global demand isn’t booming, but shipping rates are – and why is that?

Despite all the hype, Maersk has calculated that global container shipping demand is only up 2.7%, leading some analysts to...
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25/08/2021 / China, Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Global vessel congestion and schedule delays grows further after Ningbo closure

Just two weeks since the Ningbo-Zhoushan containers terminal closed after a worker tested positive for COVID-19 and container port congestion...
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17/08/2021 / China, Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Ningbo container terminal to reopen

Ningbo Meidong Container Terminal will open tomorrow, having suspended all operations early last Wednesday morning after a port worker tested...
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12/08/2021 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Carriers inject capacity, but rates stay high

Container carriers are injecting additional capacity into the critical Asia-North Europe trade as they prepare for a strong and prolonged...
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12/08/2021 / Air, China, Coronavirus, Sea, Sea/Air, Supply Chain

COVID disruptions continue to impact global supply chains

The delta variant has broken through virus defences across the Indian Subcontinent and the whole of Asia and reached nearly...
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12/08/2021 / Coronavirus, Metro, Road, Supply Chain

COVID-19: The critical worker crisis

In an effort to protect supply chains and essential services the government released a list of sectors where fully vaccinated...
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12/08/2021 / Customs, EU, Metro, MVT, Supply Chain, Technology

Metro ready for UK’s new single customs platform – are you?

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced last week that the Customs Declaration Service (CDS), a system integrated with our market-leading...
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12/08/2021 / Supply Chain, Technology

The World Economic Forum’s resilient supply chain formula – how it can assist you to continue to succeed in a challenging environment

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified eight points of resilience to help manufacturers and trading companies prepare for supply...
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12/08/2021 / Metro

Supercharging MetroTeam productivity with ‘Focus Fridays’

Focus Friday is our team’s day to take a deep breath and concentrate - free from internal distractions to focus...
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28/07/2021 / Metro

Your satisfaction is everything

As a service business, exceeding customer expectations is a critical success factor for us and gathering regular feedback from you...
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