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How technology can help redraw the supply chain map.

Certain innovations show promise in dealing with current supply chain challenges, but companies must know which problems they want to solve first.

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The New Supply Chain Mindset: From Just-in-Time to Just-In-Case.

Through the issues of the past few years, the Just-in-Time mindset has taken a hit and been replace with Just-In-Case.

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COP27: Decarbonisation could cause staff training and shortage challenges.

Global industry is facing a crisis of labour that could see costs reach sky high levels for a prolonged period. They are expected to be exacerbated by new climate change policies.

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China manufacturing slips for third month in a row as zero-Covid policy bites

The sector has shrunk for the third month in a row with the zero-covid policy causing more logistics disruption and a dip in ocean shipment volumes.

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NNR UK delighted to assist England Taekwon-Do team in World Championships.

Team England managed an incredible 11 Gold, 9 Silver and 12 Bronze medals while proudly wearing the NNR logo on their kit.

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New lockdowns in key Chinese transport hubs hobble supply chains again.

Lockdowns in key Chinese port cities are again hampering supply chains, despite a “muted” peak season.

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New lockdowns in key Chinese transport hubs hobble supply chains again.

Lockdowns in key Chinese port cities are again hampering supply chains, despite a “muted” peak season.

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Putting trade before the 'green transition' not the answer to climate crisis.

Commerce in a sense means developing market conditions in which new and alternative fuels can thrive, and to create incentives for the market to develop them.

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Japan accelerating toward 'Net Zero' by 2050.

The Nishitetsu Group will speed up the development of renewable energy sources and energy management initiatives, as well as supply green power.

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Fewer orders 'bodes poorly' for China's exports as Golden Week looms.

China’s manufacturing sector contracted again this month, with new export orders at their “lowest since May.”

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Digitisation has a central role in meeting green shipping goals.

It is at the helm of shipping's voyage towards decarbonisation and it is enabling the industry to meet its goals.

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Analysts warn box lines to withdraw capacity as spot rates sink.

Container spot freight rates took another pummeling this week with declines seen on some of the major trades.

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A new 8 day strike will impact Felixstowe Port and will overlap with the strike at Liverpool Port.

The industrial action is set to run for eight days from 27 September to 5 October.  

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'Massive' typhoon disrupts ports and airports in Shanghai, Ningbo and Busan.

Typhoon Hinnamor has forced the ports of Shanghai, Ningbo & Busan to close, further disrupting shipping schedules from Asia.  

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Carriers unveil blanking programmes to prop up rates as peak season sag.

Some 8.8% of capacity is due to be pulled from the Asia to Europe market by ocean carriers over the next 12 weeks.  

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Port congestion driving more shippers to China-Europe rail and road options.

China-Europe rail freight volumes spiked last month, with demand for central Asian road freight connections also increasing.  

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What happens to a container ship when its too old to sail?

The average lifespan of a ship is 25-30 years. After this span, the ship may become too expensive to operate and potentially putting human safety at risk. So what happens to a ship when its too old?  

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Workers at UK's largest port vote to 'walk-out' with strikes now considered 'inevitable'.

Talks at ACAS to avert a strike at the UK's biggest container port, Felixstowe broke down last night, both sides blaming the other.  

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'Broken' supply chains and 'burned-out' workers slowing transit time from Asia.

Despite falling demand, transit times from Asia have failed to improve, signifying a 'broken' supply chain and 'burnt-out' logistics workers.  

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Airfreight rates out of Asia take a dive as demand from the west is 'subdued'.

Asian forwarders are reporting a large drop in airfreight rates, but don't believe this is the end of elevated prices.  

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Shanghai Covid scare raises spectre of further lockdown disruption.

With mass testing again underway, there are renewed fears that Shanghai could go back into lockdown and disrupt peak season.  

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Technology is key, as shippers and truckers struggle with supply chain KPIs.

Many shipper and truckers are struggling to get a grip on performance which is largely caused by the disruptions of the past two years.  

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Beyond the human tragedy, the crisis is also impacting freight and supply chains.

The Russian - Ukraine war is impacting supply chains in many way, from higher fuel costs to sanctions and disrupted capacity.  

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NNR SUPPORT JAPAN'S FOOD EXPORT FAIR.

NNR Global Logistics have extensive experience in Logistics, Transport support and Customs Clearance of Food products.  

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More South Korea businesses hit as Truck Strike enters 7th day.

NNR Korea are close at hand if you need more information or support.  

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More than 30 killed and hundreds injured in Bangladesh container depot fire.

The fire reportedly broke out at BM Container Depot on Saturday night, triggering multiple container explosions.  

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Once the lockdown in China is over, a freight surge will escalate pressure on the supply chain, coinciding with peak season.

We highly encourage you to plan ahead to lessen the impact on your supply chain.  

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More than 30 killed and hundreds injured in Bangladesh container depot fire.

The fire reportedly broke out at BM Container Depot on Saturday night, triggering multiple container explosions after a huge blast at the site. 

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