ANCHORS UP WEEKLY: OCEAN FREIGHT
A few weeks ago, we wrote about the Myanmar situation and other solutions due to the air and sea ports being closed down. As of Feb 16th, 2021, the protests are still going on over the country but some air and sea ports are now open.
There are still delays due to staff members participating in the protest, so if you have an urgent shipment, please reach out to our team. We will find an alternative route to ensure your cargo is moved.
WHEELS UP WEEKLY: AIR FREIGHT
Airports Experiencing Delays and Cancelations due to Weather Conditions
A winter storm has swept in across the United States this past week. Snow, ice and record-breaking temperatures have hit areas in the county that are not prepared for these types of conditions. This is a huge concern as many cities have completely shutdown. Millions of people have lost power and no access to to water due to pipes freezing. The National Guard have been sent out to get people into warning centers. This winter storm has also brought many issues into the transportation industry as airports in the South have been closed this week. Dallas Fort Worth Airport has seen almost 500 flights cancelled since Sunday. As of Wednesday, Feb 17th they airport is open but most likely will still be experiencing delays and cancelations. If you are concerned about some shipments coming in and out of Southern airports, please reach out to our team! Our team has stayed up to date on the weather conditions and will assist any way they can.
THIS WEEK'S QUIZ
BLOG OF THE WEEK
Challenge Your Knowledge and Take This Week's Quiz!
Port Congestion- Is Re-Routing a Better Option?
Last Week's Quiz Winner:
Taral Patel at Verico Technology
Last Week's Quiz Answers:
What percent of your taste buds do you lose during a flight? Answer: 30%
What does NVOCC stand for? Answer: Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carrier
How many Super Bowls has Tom Brady won? Answer: 7
A large container ship is about __ times more powerful than a family car. Answer: 1000x
How many miles is the earths circumference? Answer: 24,900 miles
How many islands does Sweden have? Answer: 267,570 islands
About how many freight service railroads are there in the United States? Answer: 700 railroads
OVERSEAS PARTNER HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK
Everok Group – China
Fun Fact About China: Ping Pong is China’s National Sport
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