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VinRoutes Wine Supply Chain Events 2021 Digital Summit Series: “Navigating Wine Logistics in a New World”
Top-level Discussions With Industry Experts
Join us as a speaker or sponsor. Listen and learn as we explore how the current disruptions can serve as a catalyst to new opportunities across the wine supply chain. Share a virtual glass of wine with us as we embark on this journey together.
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Ocean freight rates are hitting record highs and driving up prices for a range of commodities, including wine. It’s not clear when shippers will see any relief.
Diversification is key for a nimble, resilient supply chain and organization.
The newest generation of flexitanks and food grade cans offer more sustainable packaging and shipping alternatives to bottled wine.
The Biden administration announced Feb. 12, 2021 that it would keep retaliatory tariffs on certain EU wine imports in place.
Congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is easing, but cargo operations will remain impacted through at least the spring due to strong imports and a recovering U.S. economy. Imports and exports of time- and temperature-sensitive perishables, including wine, are among the hardest hit.
VinRoutes News Briefs
The use of third-party delivery services for wine retailers is a blessing and a curse due to high fees that are cutting into wine shop owners’ profits.
The Feb. 25 report from the Marine Exchange of Southern California shows improving vessel flows at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Convenience store chain 7 Eleven Canada plans to offer been and wine for in-store consumption in select Ontario locations.
Congestion persists at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach while container lines are diverting some vessels to other U.S. West Coast ports.
China busts counterfeit wine operation worth an estimated $26 million that produced fake Penfolds wine, a leading Australian brand.
Korean wine imports broke another record in 2020, while consumption of beer and whiskey dropped due in part to closures of bars.
PLM Trailer Leasing now offers a net-zero emission transportation refrigeration unit (TRU). The solar powered, all-electric system is manufactured by Advanced Energy Machines.
On January 28, a record 60 vessels were anchored or positioned outside the ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, unable to berth due to paralyzing congestion at the port complex.
Uber announced on February 2 that it agreed to acquire Drizly for $1.1 billion in stock and cash.
Australia’s Booth Transport selected IoT solutions provider ORBCOMM to track assets and monitor its fleet of ISO tanks, road tankers and chassis.
Lineage Logistics’ acquisition of Cryo-Trans enhances temperature-controlled rail solutions.
Ocean carriers are charged with not supplying exporters with reefer containers in a timely manner, which also puts wine shippers at risk.
Silicon Valley Bank’s latest wine industry report emphasizes the need for adaptability and nimbleness in the new world of wine.