New Advance Fee For Improved Service

On September 1st, Worldwide Logistics will be introducing a 2% advance fee with a minimum $50 per transaction in order to cover any advances made on behalf of our clients. These advances made on behalf of clients include items such as demurrage, per diem, storage, prepull, rail detention and other related charges that have become … Continued

China Limits Cargo Operations Forcing Airline Cancellations

In an effort to contain a spike in Covid infections, the Chinese government has significantly reduced operations and crew availability, forcing airlines to cut hundreds of flights. To compound the issue, this is happening just as peak shipping season goes into high gear in a sector already struggling to keep up with strong demand. According … Continued

Lockdown Continues in Vietnam, Factories Shutdown

The rise in Covid-19 cases in Vietnam is causing factories to shut down, affecting some of the largest US companies including Nike, Adidas and Ashley Furniture. According to the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS), one-third of Vietnam’s textile and garment factories are closed. Big names like Adidas and Nike are affected. Nike closed three … Continued

Airlines Convert Passenger Fleets to Carry Cargo During Coronavirus Pandemic

Airlines are looking for ways to utilize grounded passenger fleets to meet a shortage of cargo capacity.  The ripple effect of COVID-19 has grounded many passenger flights which is causing a global shortage of cargo space. Since passenger aircraft make up a large share of cargo capacity, there is a serious shortage in space, causing … Continued