Massive Container Ship Gets Stuck at Suez Canal

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority is reporting that a massive container ship became stuck passing through the Suez Canal, one of the world’s busiest and most important arteries. As of Wednesday morning, more than 100 ships at each end of the canal are stuck. This adds additional burden to the global shipping industry dealing with complications … Continued

Worldwide Logistics Opens Branch in Spain

The rapid expansion of Worldwide Logistics Group’s global footprint continues with the opening of WWL Group Transitarios SL in Spain. WWL Spain will be headquartered in Madrid. Joe Monaghan, CEO of Worldwide Logistics Group said, “our expansion in Spain follows the same formula as our other recent office openings: volumes reaching critical mass and a … Continued

Terminal Operations Report

During this unprecedented time dealing with extreme conditions at ports, Worldwide Logistics Group continues to keep customers informed. Here is an update on conditions at North American terminals. Please contact us if you need more information. LAX/LGB Terminal: 35 ships are at anchor awaiting berths as of last Friday, February 12; two less than from … Continued

LA Port Officials and CA Lawmakers Press for Dock Worker Vaccines

Infection rate of dock workers in Los Angeles is rising causing added concern of a severe slowdown in the region. According to the Los Angeles Times, as of two days ago, nearly 700 workers in the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have contracted Covid-19 and hundreds more are taking virus-related leaves. This … Continued

Worldwide Logistics Group Opens Mexico City Branch

Worldwide Logistics Group (WWL) continues its commitment to client driven growth and announces the opening of a new branch office in Mexico City, Mexico. This expansion represents the second new branch for WWL this month and is part of an aggressive global expansion strategy. Last week the company announced the opening of an office in Istanbul, … Continued

Continued Quagmire in Supply Chain Persists

Persistent port and rail ramp congestion, container chassis shortages, and excessive detention and demurrage fees from carriers, as well as upheaval among air cargo service providers, are causing significant harm to import and export supply chains. U.S. customs brokers, freight forwarders, and non-vessel-operating common carriers (NVOCCs) of all sizes are facing multi-week delays and higher … Continued

Worldwide Logistics Opens Istanbul Branch

Worldwide Logistics Group (WWL) has announced the opening of its latest branch in Istanbul, Turkey. The Group’s newest subsidiary, WWL Turkey Lojistik AŞ, is now operating under the direction of Managing Director, Erdal Bilgic. Mr. Bilgic is a veteran of over 35 years in the logistics industry having spent time with Fritz Companies, UPS Supply Chain Solutions and Fed X Trade … Continued

Worldwide Logistics UK Operational Despite England Lockdown

Faced with mounting cases of the new variant of the Coronavirus, England has now entered another national lockdown. As key workers, Worldwide Logistics Group’s UK location will remain open, but with tight restrictions. All new safety measures are in place until at least the middle of February. The UK office has been following similar safety precautions … Continued

China Update: Power Shortages, Covid In Dalian and Carrier Rate Increases

power shortages in china China’s rebound from the pandemic and steady rise in factory production throughout the second half of 2020 is resulting in an unforeseen power surge affecting factories, offices and even street lights in some areas. As a result, the Chinese government is cutting power in some provinces and requesting Central China factories … Continued

Worldwide Logistics Opens New UK Warehouse

Worldwide Logistics Group (WWL) is excited to announce the opening of a new logistics facility in East London, close to Heathrow, London Gateway and within convenient reach of all UK ports. Strategically located in Dagenham, this facility allows WWL to provide next day delivery on E-Commerce orders anywhere within London city limits. “We chose this … Continued