Author: John Mangan

Knowledge Hub for Logistics in Ireland

international shipping rates

Container Shipping Rates Have Never Been Higher

International container shipping rates have been rising rapidly. Causes include the recovery from COVID, fiscal stimulus and blockages in supply chains. Rates seem unlikely to fall before next year.

Suez Disruption Shows Need to Review Supply Chains

The Suez Canal blockage highlights the need to review key supply lines as this is not the only time such problems have arisen. Other countries are reacting and Ireland must also.

Supply Chains Become Self-Thinking

In the not-too-distant future, the supply chain will think by itself. The potential benefits for efficiency, security and cost savings are only beginning to be realised.

Ships and Cargo are Getting Smarter

Ships and cargo are getting smarter with more automation and better tracking reducing losses, damage and incidental costs.

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