The new Resilience360 Analytics module creates sector-specific analyses based on risk profiles of various geographically mapped supplier production locations. It helps identify risk bottlenecks and supply chain pain points by combining historic and forward-looking risk information with supplier data to create benchmarking dashboards for comparison of own risk profiles with those of peers in the industry for early warning on incidents.Read more
The Jakarta International Container Terminal Workers Union (SP JICT) is planning to stage a strike action from August 3rd – 10th at the Port of Tanjung Priok in Indonesia in a protest against unpaid bonuses. The Port Authority of Tanjung Priok is reportedly aware and has implemented contingency plans to minimize the impact of the work stoppage on port operations by bringing in workers from surrounding ports to assist with services.Read more
Several carriers and barge operators have started to impose congestion surcharges at the ports of Antwerp, Belgium and Rotterdam, Netherlands in response to lengthening delays in loading and unloading at the two largest European container ports. Barges are currently facing delays between 36 to 120 hours in extreme cases.
The third annual DHL Risk & Resilience Conference will bring together some 180 executives and practitioners in supply chain, business continuity, security and risk management from around the globe at our DHL Innovation Center in Germany on 21st of September.Read more
On Tuesday, June 20, French authorities confirmed that a Polish truck driver was killed in a highway accident on the A16 at Guemps near the port of Calais, France. The accident was caused by a roadblock installed by migrants trying to board trucks traveling to the UK. The local authorities of the Pas-de-Calais region said that nine migrants have been detained on the suspicion of having placed the obstacles on the road.Read more