Are Mississippi River water levels rising?
Levels were so low in the river last fall that barges were getting stuck in the mud, causing a disruption to the supply chain.
Drought disrupts Mississippi River shipping, threatens to impact inflation
Barges are getting stuck in the mud as low Mississippi River water levels delay shipping.
Truck driver backed for making "idiot" homeowner move trampoline himself
"Great job, he asked and you delivered," Redditor u/DRTvL added.
Stop Scapegoating Rail for Supply Chain Problems
Assigning blame for the worldwide supply chain chaos to any single sector is misguided and counterproductive.
Infestation of Tongue-Eating Parasites Discovered in Fish Shipment
Cymothoa exigua, otherwise known as the tongue-eating louse, were spotted in the mouths of a shipment of seabream arriving at a port in the U.K.
How Much Did Exxon Make Last Year? Biden Demands Oil Giant Pay Its Taxes
The president said Exxon "made more money than God this year."
Biden Fumes at Shipping Moguls Raising Prices: Makes You Want to 'Pop Them'
"Every once in a while, something you learn makes you viscerally angry," Biden said from America's busiest port on Friday.
Woman Said Father's Cremated Remains Were Lost in Mail for Days
Angela Johnson, 51, waited for the cremated remains of her father Thomas Moffet for three days before the box was delivered.
White House Says 200M COVID Tests Shipped, But Many Waiting for Packages
"Ordered 1/18. Hasn't even processed yet," said one Twitter user regarding her COVID-19 tests.
What Happens When Human Truckers Are Replaced by AI?
None of us should want to live in a world where hundreds of thousands of truckers are suddenly thrown out of work.
China Blames Packages From U.S., Canada, as Reason for COVID Spread
Chinese officials urged residents not to order packages from abroad and to open mail outdoors after traces of COVID-19 were found on international packages.
Ending Driver Exploitation Would Help Relieve Supply Chain Woes
As legislators and experts debate the best path forward, here is a simple fix that would bring significant relief to our supply chain woes: improve jobs in the trucking sector by ending driver exploitation.
Shipping Map of Antarctica Reveals Shocking Level of Travel
Scientists have warned this level of travel could cause invasive species to be transported to the frozen continent.
China Locks Down City Containing One of World's Busiest Ports For COVID
Ningbo is currently experiencing a small but impactful COVID surge out of a warehouse with ties to the port.
TikToker Says This Hack Could Get Your Amazon Order Delivered Faster
"I think I love you. Just changed delivery from the 23rd to the 18th. Thank you," said one commenter.
FedEx Packages Dumped in Alabama Ravine at Least 6 Times, Driver Fired
The identity of the FedEx driver accused of dumping up to 400 packages in an Alabama ravine has not been released.
Incredibly Rare White Sperm Whale Filmed Off Jamaica Coast
The sperm whale was filmed by the captain of a Dutch merchant ship and was estimated to be over 30 feet long.
FedEx Investigates After Hundreds of Packages Found in Alabama Ravine
FedEx has struggled with hiring workers and rerouting packages to ensure timely delivery during the busy holiday season.
China's New Data Law Disrupts the Congested Supply Chain Ahead of Holidays
Under the new law, foreign shipping companies are being blocked from accessing data necessary to plan shipping routes to avoid delays and congested ports.
Trump Says Unloading Ships 'Very Simple Task' in Dig at Supply Chain Crisis
The Biden administration has not ruled out deploying the National Guard to assist with unloading ships.
Supply Chain Woes Lead to Highest-Ever Numbers of Ships Stuck at LA Ports
The previous record for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, 97 ships, was just set in September.
CA Ports to Operate 24/7 to Ease Shipping Bottlenecks, Supply Shortages
Supply chain issues are closely linked to recent consumer price increases, which pose risks both economically and politically for U.S. officials.
Port of Savannah Ships Must Wait at Sea Amid Global Supply Chain Disruption
"Things are really bad...it's like a huge rubber band that keeps getting stretched further and further," one expert said.
Walmart, Target Resort to Chartering Cargo Ships to Get Toys for Holidays
"We've never left product behind in this way," said the CEO of Basic Fun. "We really had no choice."
Christmas Toys Shortage Fears As Pandemic Disrupts Global Supply
Christmas may witness a scarcity of toys, due to crippling global supply chain struggles caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Ships Getting Stuck in the Suez Canal and the Fallout of Blockages
The Ever Given's blockage of the Suez triggered a hike in container spot freight rates, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
July 4 Celebrations At Risk Due To Nationwide Fireworks Shortage
Fireworks prices will also rise as Americans celebrate the "first post-pandemic major holiday," the American Pyrotechnics Association says.
'Block the Boat' is a Wake-Up Call to Prioritize U.S. Port Security
Emboldened by the recent outburst of noxious anti-Semitism in America following the violence between Israel and Hamas in Gaza last month, Block the Boat was able to exploit a complicated mix of factors.
Maritime Traffic Halted in Bosphorus Strait After Oil Tanker's Engine Fails
The tanker called RAVA was carrying 249 meters of crude oil when a mechanical failure caused it to get dragged as it made its way back to the Yenikoy district of Istanbul, according to the Directorate General.
80 MPH Winds Logged Near Seacor Power Ship Before Capsizing, Captain Says
Wind and waves caused the commercial ship to flip over in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday. The U.S. Coast Guard has been searching for 12 missing people south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana.