July 2023 Industry Updates

July 2023 Industry Updates

July 2023

What you need to know about the B.C. port strike (CBC News)

A helpful summary of why port workers are striking, which ports are affected, what industries are affected, and the impact on the Canadian economy.

Railway puts temporary embargo on shipping goods through Vancouver during B.C. port strike

CPKC has placed temporary embargoes on export traffic to the Port of Vancouver, which allowing traffic to move west.

Podcast: Maximizing Container Efficiency with Trakking (Let's Talk Supply Chain)

Patrick discuss how Trakking brings predictability and precision to container management and the importance of working together to remove waste from our shared supply chains.

ILWU scores 32% wage increase, $70 million bonus in tentative new contract (Journal of Commerce)

A tentative agreement between 22,000 ILWU workers and 29 West Coast ports was brokered with the help of Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor Julie Su on June 14.

Digital tools can save half your time, study finds (Inside Logistics)

A survey of over 1,000 logistics professionals showed that 93% spent nearly half of their working day addressing problems that could be solved with digital tools.

Video: Supply Chain Diversification and Empty Containers (Thoughts and Coffee with Sarah Barnes-Humphrey)

Trakking Founder and CEO Patrick Lo discusses why empty containers are piling up on the east coast, how Australia handles their empty container issues, and how Trakking helps to solve empty container logistics issues.