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On March 15, business operations and traffic in the port city of Colon, Panama returned to normal in the early hours of the day following two days of protests and looting, which paralyzed the city and impacted cargo movements in the Port of Colon. In the event of longer port disruptions, shipping lines transshipping through the Port of Colon may begin to divert shipments to avoid cargo blockages.Read more
A major winter storm is expected to move across Northeastern US on March 7, with heavy rain and snowfall of up to 30 centimeters expected in some areas. This Resilience360 article reveals how road, rail and air cargo delays may cause temporary backlogs at trucking terminals, rail yards and warehouses at northeastern airports in the region into the weekend.Read more
The Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration, also known as the Spring Festival, will be celebrated this year officially from February 15-21. As a national holiday, closures of government offices and shutdowns of commercial activities can be expected - learn how this will effect logistics and supply chain operations.Read more