Logistics Recap

May 22nd – May 28th

FDA authorizes more baby formula imports as air cargo pipeline grows

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced that an emergency shipment of baby formula equivalent to 5 million 8-ounce bottles — more than triple the amount delivered this week on the first two Operation Fly Formula flights — is being readied in Europe. 

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‘Ripple effect’: How Shanghai’s lockdown is dampening Port of Oakland volumes

Shanghai’s lockdown has delayed U.S.-bound shipments, causing a “ripple effect” on ocean carrier scheduling and are wreaking “havoc on ocean carrier scheduling,” according to a statement from the port.

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FMC onboard for Biden’s ocean carrier ‘crackdown’

Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel Maffei has welcomed a White House executive order calling on the Justice Department to help the FMC investigate and potentially fine ocean carriers charging shippers unreasonable rates and fees.

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Supply chain salary and career report shows minimal impact from the Great Resignation

The Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM) released the findings of its 2022 Supply Chain Salary and Career Report. The annual survey found supply chains were minimally impacted by the Great Resignation. According to the report, 14% of respondents found a new job, up only 2% from last year. The data also revealed career satisfaction remained exceedingly high despite the continuous strain of supply chain disruptions.

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