The shipping industry continues to feel the effects of pandemic lockdowns, labor shortages, and demand for goods. In late 2021, container schedule delays doubled globally and increased sixfold for countries in the Far East and North America compared with the average in early 2020.

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To read the article, see “Navigating the current disruption in containerized logistics,” March 14, 2022.