COVID-19 Archives | Red Arrow Logistics Transportation and Freight Forwarding
The Logistics Behind Delivering the COVID-19 Vaccine | Red Arrow Logistics
Operation Warp Speed, the program put together by the United States government, has fast-tracked the approval of the COVID-19 vaccine. This means that some Americans can start to be vaccinated at the end of this month.  But getting the COVID-19 vaccine distributed to the entire country will present a unique logistics challenge, especially as the […]
Container slots sell out, risking holiday ‘shipageddon’ | Red Arrow Logistics
No respite yet for trans-Pacific container-shipping demand frenzy “The ships are 100% full. The containers are 100% full. You can’t get a container built. You can’t pick up a ship from the spot market. The whole container-shipping cycle is at absolutely full pulse,” exclaimed Jeremy Nixon, CEO of Ocean Network Express (ONE), the world’s sixth-largest container […]
Supply Chains Changing Course | Red Arrow Logistics
For years, supply chains around the world have operated in the JIT (just-in-time) framework. And for those years, it was sufficient because supplies were on a schedule and demand was predictable. However, after the onset of COVID-19, many industries are finding their supply chains are no longer what they were. The virus has exposed just […]
Project Cargo Benefits from Stimulus Packages | Red Arrow Logistics
Last year, the economy in the United States was thriving, with new and current projects that would improve the country’s infrastructure. Now the global pandemic has manufacturers shutting lines and millions of Americans collecting unemployment instead of going to work.  Shipping markets, including project cargo, have remained volatile for the entire year thus far.  As […]
What the Truck | Impacts of COVID-19 on the Trucking Industry
‘What the Truck’, a logistics resource article, offers insights into the impacts of COVID-19 on the Trucking Industry.   With stay-at-home order still in place for many states due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the trucking industry is facing yet another tough year.  The weak freight market is yet another sign of the economic downfall that […]
Logistics Cybersecurity Risks During COVID-19 | Red Arrow Logistics
Rapid responses to the Coronavirus pandemic leave logistics vulnerable to security breaches. Security and risk teams must remain vigilant and focus on strategic areas. Despite the current global pandemic, cyberattackers have made it clear they’re not taking any time off. Now that many workers have shifted to working remotely and organizations are distracted trying to […]
Freight Life Post COVID-19 | Red Arrow Logistics
The COVID-19 virus outbreak has affected every industry in the United States to some degree.  At some point, hopefully, in the not-too-distant future, the freight industry will return to a variation of normalcy.  However, the industry after COVID-19 might look quite different than before.  Here are the ways the major shipping modes could be affected […]
Export CFS | Red Arrow Logistics
All Greater China offices and export CFS have operated to near-normal levels for the first time since the Chinese New Year (except for Wuhan). Some continue to operate with local restrictions of on-site personnel and require additional work shifts. PRC Government continues to promote the resumption of production in factories across the country. While some […]