Reducing the Impact of Global Events

Inbound Logistics, a leading logistics industry magazine, recently published the article below authored by Worldwide Logistics Group CEO and Chairman, Joe Monaghan.  The global supply chain became even more connected in 2022. The U.S. Commerce Department reported record exports to 73 countries last year, and record imports from 90 nations. But the supply chain remained … Continued

Panama Canal Restricts Crossing Due to Extreme Drought Conditions

Low water levels are forcing the managers of the Panama Canal to limit the number of ships passing through causing shipping delays which began two weeks ago. Since the restrictions were enforced, delays at the canal have averaged about 15 to 19 days per vessel as fully-laden vessels are held back. Affected by what it … Continued

Compliance and Quality Control in Food Warehousing

Perishable foods are traveling through supply chains and a growing rate as changes in agricultural trends and cooking preferences are on shifting. Shippers have to considered a long list of regulatory requirements if they move and store food products.  Joe Monaghan, Chairman/CEO of Worldwide Logistics Group (WWL), discussed this topic in his latest article published … Continued

Canadian West Coast Ports Strike Has Ended

Canadian dockworkers and employers reached a tentative agreement Thursday, ending a 13-day strike that upended two of Canada’s busiest ports and risked worsening inflation. A new four-year deal, which was presented by federal mediators, must now be ratified by both the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA). … Continued

Returns: Minimizing the Impact of Escalating Costs

If your reverse logistics processes and procedures aren’t up to par, your business results are going to suffer. Glenn Hayes, Managing Director of Worldwide Logistics Group UK sat down with Multichannel Merchant to discuss how reverse logistics is closely related to customer service. Multichannel Merchant is an online resource with original research, executive summaries, tech … Continued

Canadian West Coast Ports on Strike for Fifth Day

A labor strike in Canada entered its fifth day on Wednesday with 7,500 dock workers on strike after they failed to reach an agreement with the British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA). More than 30 British Columbia ports are affected. The strike has upended operations of two of Canada’s busiest ports, The Port of Vancouver … Continued

West Coast Dockworkers and Employers Reach Tentative Labor Agreement

It is being reported that the West Coast dockworkers and employers have reached a tentative agreement, potentially ending months of labor issues which have threatened the US economy and beyond. According to the LA Times, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), which represents shipping lines and terminal workers, … Continued

Port of Long Beach Experiencing Sporadic Closures from Labor Turmoil

West Coast port terminals at the Port of Long Beach, California are experiencing occasional terminal closures as union dockworkers continue to hold contract negotiations this week. Two of the six terminals at the Port of Long Beach were closed Monday during the day but reopened during the evening shift. Occasional closures like this have been … Continued

New Branch in Xiamen Strengthens Worldwide Logistics Presence in China

With Q2 in full swing, Worldwide Logistics Group is happy to announce the opening of a new branch in Xiamen, China, its sixth office there. The expansion in Xiamen was largely a logistical decision to provide intense coverage in the region. The office is conveniently located in the center of Xiamen City where the staff … Continued