Los Angeles Port holding strong among Shanghai lockdowns

Miami Ports

The Port of Los Angeles, as of May 6th is still holding firm, not showing any reported impacts from the COVID-19 lockdowns in Shanghai, China. According to Director Gene Seroka, There has been “no dramatic change” in the number of vessels leaving China, as vessel numbers bound for the San Pedro Bay remain “pretty consistent,” Seroka said. The number of ships departing Asia on Friday … Read More

The Future of International Air Cargo Services

What are international cargo services?  Simply, international cargo refers to any goods being transported through an air carrier. Airfreight, as most call it is arguably the most valuable form of transport due to its nature. Freight transported by an air carrier is the fastest mode of transportation for international freight, and domestic freight if moving across large areas. Due to its fast nature, it’s critical … Read More

“The Great Resignation” and Its Impacts on Supply Chain

What is the Great Resignation? A term recently coined to describe the phenomenon of large groups of people, mainly in the U.S., quitting their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Unfortunately, the supply chain industry is not immune from this phenomenon, and many fear it only adds to the current Supply Chain Crisis.  

Shipper-Owned Containers, What Are They?

SOC

Ocean containers are everywhere and are a key role in shipping freight, and in the Global Supply Chain as a whole.  As a freight forwarder or any person in the logistics field, understanding the differences between Shipper-Owned Containers (SOCs) and Carrier-owned containers (COCs) can help expand your logistics knowledge. 

Ningbo’s Meishan Terminal Closed for the 8th Day and Counting

ningbo terminal

In what seems like a year of relentless disruptions for the international logistics sector, we are again facing another detrimental bottleneck with the recent suspension of operations at Ningbo’s Meishan terminal. The announcement came on August 10th, after a dock worker tested positive for the Delta variant.

6 Tips for Improving your Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Managing your supply chain is one thing, but optimizing it is a whole different challenge and one that many companies fail at doing. To help you succeed, we have put together six fundamental cornerstones that you should emphasize when planning your supply chain. 

GLC is Celebrating 15 Years in Business

15 year anniversary

January 6th marked 15 years since the incorporation of Global Logistical Connections. Derek Scarbrough, Founder, and CEO started the company in 2006 after leaving a promising career in St. Louis, Missouri.