Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 5, 2024)

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing holiday.

2024 is kicking off right where 2023 left off: with lots of risk and uncertainty in ocean shipping, as several of the news items below highlight. 

What lies ahead in the world of supply chain and logistics? Everything from the known knowns (e.g., ongoing labor constraints, growing roles of AI and sustainability) to the unknown unknowns. That’s what makes this industry so challenging and exciting at the same time.

Are you ready? Let’s get started…

Since I’m still in quasi-vacation mode, I’ll save my commentary for next week.

Have a happy weekend!

Song of the Week: “The Tower” by Future Islands