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November 2021 Market Update

Nov 17, 2021

November 17, 2021 Ocean Freight Measures taken by governments, carriers, and ports have thus far failed to remedy the capacity shortage and congestion crisis. Ocean carriers have recorded record-high Q3 … read more

LOGISTICS ADVISORY: HURRICANE IDA

Aug 30, 2021

August 30, 2021 Hurricane Ida struck the state of Louisiana Sunday as a category 4 storm, causing severe weather through the Southeast US as the storm moves inland as a … read more

USA MARKET UPDATE

Aug 19, 2021

August 19, 2021 The Compass team is continuing to work closely with our clients to navigate the challenges of the current logistics market. As part of that effort, please find … read more

GLOBAL SEAFREIGHT MARKET UPDATE

May 06, 2021

Although media reporting suggests that the incident involving the Ever Given in the Suez Canal is resolved, the fallout on the international seafreight market continues to be strong a month … read more

U.S. TRUCKING MARKET IN FLUX AS DOT INSPECTIONS LOOM

Apr 30, 2021

April 30, 2021 With annual U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) safety inspections scheduled for the week of May 2, customers should expect further disruptions to an already volatile inland transportation … read more

MARCH 2021 MARKET UPDATE

Mar 25, 2021

***BREAKING – SUEZ CANAL CLOSED TO TRAFFIC*** On Tuesday the containership Ever Given drifted off-course and ran aground in the Suez Canal, blocking the waterway. The canal is a key … read more

SEVERE WEATHER ADVISORY

Feb 18, 2021

Compass Forwarding remains operational through the winter storm. Seventy percent (70%) of the United States is experiencing snowfall and ice as severe winter weather effects large portions of the country. … read more

Severe Weather Advisory: Winter Storm Orlena

Feb 01, 2021

Compass Forwarding remains operational through Winter Storm Orlena. Severe weather caused by Winter Storm Orlena is causing logistics disruptions throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest United States. Up to two … read more

USA LOGISTICS MARKET UPDATE

Dec 09, 2020

Several economic factors have caused a significant shortage in air, land, and sea transportation capacity. According to the Logistics Managers’ Index – which is based on a monthly survey of … read more

SPECIALIZED ENGINE TRANSPORT SOLUTIONS FOR AEROSPACE

Nov 12, 2020

For over 40 years, airlines have been turning to Compass for hands-on solutions to the most technical shipments. Recently we completed delivery of a Pratt & Whitney PW4056 engine from … read more