Container shipping heads to court: Who’s suing whom?

U.S. courts were deluged with maritime cases after the financial crisis — there were a lot of debts to collect. A decade later, the docket is far less active, but even so, 2021 had its share of legal confrontations. 

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Chartered ships emerged in 2021 as a way to get around congestion

Home Depot, Costco and Walmart were among the businesses which leased ships to take control of their supply chains.

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Air cargo supply chains to remain under pressure

Air cargo industry analysts observe that as ocean peak season cools off, air peak season heats up.

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McDonald’s rents cargo jets to fix french fry shortage in Japan

Third-party logistics provider Flexport has chartered three Boeing 747 freighters to rush potatoes to Japan where McDonald’s stores are experiencing a shortage of french fries because of ocean shipping delays.

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