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Importers should be ready for more delay after Suez blockage

Most people have read by now about the unfortunate Ever Given container ship stuck in the Suez Canal.  About 10% of global trade uses the Suez Canal to cut shipping times. If you're depending on imports of products from Asia that are being shipped via this route, be ready for many more days of delay and speak to your logistics provider if you haven't already done so.

“The blockage of the Suez Canal will affect the movement of things like exercise bikes and printers built in Chinese factories destined for American households, and soybeans grown on American farms and shipped to food processors in Southeast Asia.”


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