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Shipping ‘Shockwaves’: What Covid Lockdowns, Geopolitical Turmoil Mean for Cargo

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

So far, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the resulting sanctions and port closings in the two countries have not been felt in higher container freight rates or disruptions globally, but two reports out on Monday suggest a spike in cargo costs is only a matter of time. The Container Exchange said its Container Availability (CAx)…

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