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Cranes and cargo at the Port of Los Angeles.

Does ‘Chaos’ Rule the Global Supply Chain?

Shipping container shortages in Asia, traffic jams at ports, limited availability of dockworkers and truck drivers from Southern California to Singapore, higher shipping prices—all are part of a now-stretched supply chain due to the pandemic, according to a recent New York Times report. What is the impact on rail?

CP: Improving Information-Sharing with Blockchain-Based Platform

Canadian Pacific’s (CP) intermodal shippers can now use the blockchain-based TradeLens platform to securely and transparently transfer container-shipping documents. The open-API platform will help them create, amend and share documents with consignees, beneficial cargo owners, customs agencies, dray operators, steamship lines and others.