American Shipper magazine was first published under that name in May 1974 and is designed to serve the information needs of shippers, carriers and third parties involved in international transportation and for executives managing international logistics and supply chains.
An increase in vessels calling on the East Coast and Gulf Coast ports is adding to wait times, which increases the delays of materials needed for manufacturers to complete their products or get finished products on store shelves.
In a Q&A, supply chain industry executives provide their thoughts on the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed climate disclosure rules that could put retailer pressure on fleets to share emissions data.
UPS has launched a program to offer one consolidated rate with no surcharges. However, experts said shippers may end up paying more compared with the traditional pricing plan.