Brazil Impacted by Strikes
Truckers in Brazil have been on strike for the past week, which has resulted in major disruption to logistics within the country.
While reports suggest that an agreement between hauliers and the Brazilian government was reached yesterday, which could stop the protests for 15 days, it is still not clear whether truck drivers have accepted the deal yet.
Fuel increases by the state controlled oil company, Petrobras, have risen by around 40% over the past 6 months, leading to demonstrations and blockades across the country.
As a result, gas stations are running out of fuel and freight transportation has come to a halt in many regions, with Jet fuel shortages grounding many domestic flights.
The transport strike, coincided with ongoing customs disputes since November, means that delays may be expected for all shipments moving in and out of the country.
For further information please contact your local Uniserve Group representative. If you would like to know more about Uniserve’s supply chain solutions then please call 01375 856060 or email email@example.com.
PLEASE FOLLOW US
View our careers page to find out more about a Uniserve career.
Supply Chain Academy
Delivering outstanding global supply chain capabilities and tuition to business.
Unrivalled Ocean Freight
Unparalleled choice and flexibility are synonymous with the UK’s leading Ocean Freight provider.
Award Winning Airfreight
Our record breaking (five times) BIFA Airfreight Award winning team eagerly await your enquiries.
Premium European Services
The UK’s leading independent provides quality services to and from all major locations across Eastern and Western Europe.
Keep in Touch
Please subscribe to receive a monthly newsletter of our latest news and articles.
Watch Team Uniserve – MB Motorsport power around the iconic Silverstone track at the British Touring Car Championship media day.
Charter flight no.968 lands today as our personal mission to get vital equipment and PPE to our frontline staff continues.
Charter flight no.951 lands today as our personal mission to get vital equipment and PPE to our frontline staff continues.