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27
Sep

Global Trade Magazine knows the difference Century Supply Chain Solutions makes

Global Trade Magazine knows the difference Century Supply Chain Solutions makes We are thrilled to announce that Century Supply Chain Solutions has been recognized as a Tech-Savvy Leading 3PL Provider in the prestigious 2023 Leading 3PL Provider list, unveiled in the August-September edition of Global Trade Magazine. This recognition underscores our unwavering dedication to harnessing technology for delivering exceptional supply

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27
Jul

Market Update – JULY 2023

MARKET UPDATE – JULY 2023 Transpacific freight rates recovered slightly throughout July as they began to bounce back from the lows of late June. July closed out with freight rates noticeably above that of a month ago, with Asia-US West Coast rates rising 13% M/M to $1,366, but still 81% lower Y/Y. Meanwhile, Asia-US East Coast rates also rose to
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30
Jun

Market Update – JUNE 2023

MARKET UPDATE – JUNE 2023 Transpacific freight rates spiked upwards in early June before sharply sliding back down as the month went on. June ended with freight rates heading back down towards where they had seemingly plateaued over the course of March and April. At the end of June 2023, Asia-US West Coast rates dipped to $1,209, representing a 15%
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10
Jan

Century unveils new Century Supply Chain Solutions brand identity

Century unveils new Century Supply Chain Solutions brand identity [Jan 10, 2023] Century, the tech-focused global logistics service provider powering the supply chains of the world’s companies today unveils its new brand identity, including a new name and logo. Century’s updated website has also been relocated to www.centurysc.com. The new branding highlights Century’s unique role in bringing people and technology
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23
Dec

Market Update – December 2022

MARKET UPDATE – December 2022 The easing of supply chain pressures, attributable to many factors such as global inflation, the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, and the majority of the world, including China, entering a post-Covid new normal, has led to container freight rates returning almost to pre-pandemic levels. This suggests that ocean carrier profits in 2023 may be a lot
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3
Nov

Discover How a DC Bypass Solution Can Benefit Your Business

Your Distribution Centers (DCs) are critical supply chain management assets. However, they can also become inefficient when holding too much inventory, or also a costly and time-consuming touchpoint in your supply chain. This becomes a particular issue for goods with short lifecycles such as seasonal, fashion, fragile, and promotional products. At Century, we strive to provide our customers with greater
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29
Sep

Market Update – September 2022

MARKET UPDATE – September 2022 As the China Golden Week holiday nears, the traditional peak shipping period, where many importers rush to ensure adequate inventory ahead of the year-end holiday season, does not seem to have made its arrival this year. With the uncertainty around the global economy continuing to dampen consumers’ appetite for spending, many fear the weakened demands
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15
Sep

Locate Your Container Instantly in times of Supply Chain Disruptions

Locate Your Container Instantly in times of Supply Chain Disruptions The US Railroad Strike has been averted as a tentative agreement has been reached between the railroads and the unions. If a nationwide rail strike had occurred, it would have affected 30% of the country’s freight and cost the domestic economy $2 billion a day, according to industry experts. The
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31
Aug

Market Update – August 2022

MARKET UPDATE – August 2022 At this time of the year, the shipping industry would typically be seeing a surge in orders as importers worldwide stock up and prepare for the year-end holiday sales. However, as shoppers grapple with inflationary pressures, the uncertainties around rising retail prices are clouding the outlook of a buoyant consumer spending ahead of Thanksgiving and
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4
Aug

Century Named on SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners 2022

Century Named on SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners 2022 Century is proud to be included on the “100 Great Supply Chain Partners” list by SupplyChainBrain for the third time! A sincere thank you to all our customer partners for nominating us and for your ongoing support. “SupplyChainBrain has maintained a tradition of celebrating 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for

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