Storms To Disrupt Supply Chains

Storms To Disrupt Supply Chains

The strong winds of Hurricane Florence are weakening as it reaches closer to the US East Coast, but the impact of the immense storm could still be disastrous for millions of people and the US supply chain. Florence, which has now been downgraded to a Category 2...
US Driver Shortage Continues

US Driver Shortage Continues

According to the American Trucking Associations, the US is short more than 50,000 drivers, causing long-haul truck shipping rates to rise. Over the next 8 years, the shortage is expected to rise to more than 174,000 drivers. The entire Class 8 truck market, which...
America – China Trade Wars

America – China Trade Wars

America are preparing to impose tariffs on $200b worth of imports from China, reigniting a major trade war between the nations. The US president, Donald Trump, initially imposed tariffs on $50b worth of Chinese exports in June, after tweeting in March that “Trade wars...
Sea/Air Alternative In Peak Season?

Sea/Air Alternative In Peak Season?

As the Asia peak season intensifies, there has been a new focus on utilising sea/air combinations, due to seasonal ocean reliability issues and rising air freight rates. With sea/air services working through South East Asia and more commonly The Middle East, customers...
Courses and Events in Sep/Oct

Courses and Events in Sep/Oct

Below is a small featured selection of CP Training’s outstanding business led courses for September 2018, these are just four of many running. We have also included a must-attend networking and thought leadership event at the Supply Chain Academy. Aimed at managers...
Great Supply Chain Collaboration

Great Supply Chain Collaboration

The Supply Chain Academy were delighted to collaborate with the Institute of Directors (IoD) recently at our combined ‘Impact of Supply Chain Disruption’ event. This successful event enabled the exchanging of thought provoking concepts, questions and ideas on...