The global supply chain crisis is a widespread disruption in the flow of goods, services and information across the world that started in 2021 and continues till 2023. This crisis was caused by several factors:
These factors have led to bottlenecks in the supply chain, causing longer lead times, higher costs and decreased availability of goods. Many businesses have had to adjust their operations and strategize to mitigate the impact of this crisis.
Particularly schedule reliability of main container carriers and container freight rates had a big impact on the situation:
The global supply chain crisis has resulted in a number of consequences for businesses and consumers, mainly increased prices, shortage of goods.
On the other hand, major container carriers have experienced a remarkable rise on EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes) margins. Although this rising trend seems to have stabilized on Q2021 we do not have enough data to confirm if this trend will continue.
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