Market Update

Bullwhip Effect: Port congestion adding  costs for supply chains
Bullwhip Effect: Port congestion adding costs for supply chains

At the start of the pandemic last year, supply chain expert Daniel Stanton – aka Mr. Supply Chain – spoke about the “bullwhip effect” on supply chains. Almost a year later, the bullwhip effect is rattling supply chains again, as manufacturers struggle to keep up with demand for consumer goods.

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2020: A tale of two freight markets
2020: A tale of two freight markets

In this volatile 2020 freight market we’ve watched wild fluctuations in freight volumes and rates, with most traditional and reputable market indicators reflecting what we see—a bifurcated freight market.

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