Felixstowe Delays May Continue

Felixstowe Delays May Continue

We reported last month that the introduction of a new operating system at Felixstowe was reported to be causing delays at the port. The most recent news appears to suggest that there is no immediate end in sight to the issues. The disruption, which is often resulting...
First Learners Start SCM Degree

First Learners Start SCM Degree

This week has been very exciting for Uniserve Group, as the first round of learners have started the much sought after Supply Chain Leadership Professional Degree Apprenticeship. The learners were enrolled after the standard for the degree was approved by the...
New System Delays Felixstowe

New System Delays Felixstowe

A new operating system at Felixstowe is reportedly responsible for current delays at the port, as drivers face queues to collect and deliver containers. Turnaround times on the quay have been ranging from 15 minutes up to 12 hours, despite claims on local radio of one...
Chinese Truckers Stage Strike

Chinese Truckers Stage Strike

Truck-drivers and haulage contractors across China staged a nationwide strike at the weekend to protest over low fees and rising fuel prices. The strike was called via an anonymous social media post, which called  for 30 million truckers across the country to refuse...
China Waste Ban Impacts Asia

China Waste Ban Impacts Asia

China’s recent ban on plastic waste imports is beginning to impact countries around Asia, as scrap is being diverted to other destinations. The knock-on effect is particularly hitting South-east Asian countries, such as Malaysia and Vietnam. Although the general...
Brazil Impacted by Strikes

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...