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Kiwis facing a Covid Christmas without family - or their favourite gifts

NewstalkZB 16 Oct 2021
Shoppers, meanwhile, are being warned to get their orders in "immediately" or risk missing out on getting the gift they want shipped in from overseas in time. E-bikes and guitars are among items facing potentially long shipping delays, retail groups say. Shipping delays are causing delays in supplies of everything from guitars to e-bikes.
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Goods that haven't left China yet won't be here in time for the holidays

Business Insider 15 Oct 2021
What's more, delays are only expected to lengthen in the weeks leading up to the holiday season, rising from levels that are currently 83% higher than pre-pandemic shipping timelines ... Container ships wait off the coast of the congested ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, in Long Beach, California, U.S., September 29, 2021.
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This Could Be the Best Year Ever to Get a Seasonal Job

Albany Democrat Herald 15 Oct 2021
Mallika Mitra ... Meanwhile, 79% of employers surveyed by Indeed report it has been difficult to hire in recent months. Major retailers and shipping companies always hire for the holidays, and this year employers like UPS, FedEx, Michael’s and Kohl’s have already announced they’re looking for tens of thousands of seasonal workers ... Get Started ... ....
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Inmarsat report highlights digital acceleration driven by pandemic

Seatrade Maritime News 14 Oct 2021
“The impact of Covid-19 on ship operations is evidenced by a massive increase in the use of remote services such as pilotage and surveying,” the report says ... “New acceptance of remote ship surveys, for example, led Inmarsat and Lloyd’s Register to collaborate on the first ...
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Consumers Plan to Spend More and Gift More This Holiday Season According to Blackhawk Network ...

The Marshall News Messenger 14 Oct 2021
Eighty-three percent of consumers surveyed want to give a gift card instead of a physical gift this year ... consumers surveyed say they will shop earlier this year due to concern over shipping delays (30%) or worry that the pandemic will impact their ability to shop (36%).No one wants to give a bad gift or deal with returns.
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Inmarsat: COVID-19 Has Accelerated Digitalization in Shipping

The Maritime Executive 14 Oct 2021
“The impact of COVID-19 on ship operations is evidenced by a massive increase in the use of remote services such as pilotage and surveying,” wrote maritime consultancy Thetius ... This market is expanding due to the uptake of new solutions, like remote pilotage, remote surveys and remote medical assistance.
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Star Trek: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Warp Drive

What Culture 14 Oct 2021
Talk about falling at the first hurdle ... However, these too come with challenges ... 10 ... On this day, Zefram Cochrane piloted the Phoenix, the ship that he created from the shell of a nuclear missile, breaking the light speed barrier for the first time ... The Vulcan survey ship T'plana-Hath was passing through the Sol system and was alerted to the flight.
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Our View: Now it's Cape D's turn

The Daily Astorian 14 Oct 2021
As early as 1848, a government survey had recommended a lighthouse for Cape D. Things finally got rolling in 1853, but the ship Oriole, with lighthouse construction materials and supplies stashed in its hold, sank 2 miles offshore ... A Fresnel lens, ground and constructed back in 1841 in Paris, was eventually shipped from the East Coast ... On Sept ... ....
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New Inmarsat report highlights how quickly shipping’s digital transformation is proceeding

Splash24/7 13 Oct 2021
Satcoms giant Inmarsat has published a new report pinpointing the impact of Covid-19 in accelerating global shipping’s digital journey ... “The impact of Covid-19 on ship operations is evidenced by a massive increase in the use of remote services such as pilotage and surveying,” the report states.
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Online Purchase Scams Up; BBB Warns Holiday Shopping Is At Risk

CBS Sports 12 Oct 2021
When it came time to placing an order and expecting the item to be shipped, 32% surveyed reported receiving shipment tracking information that seemed authentic, 30% received fake shipping information, 2% received shipping information they didn’t verify, and 36% didn’t receive shipping information.
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Top Stories this AM: Abbott bans vax mandates in TX; Evergrande set to miss 3rd ...

Business Insider 12 Oct 2021
Two GOP officials penned an op-ed in The New York Times, urging voters to make sure "rational Republicans" don't lose the "GOP civil war."Get shipped done. Britain's largest port, which handles nearly 40% of all containers, is facing a massive backlog of ships as it approaches its busiest time of year ... It may need to turn ships away.
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Charges pending after reports killer whale buffer zones routinely violated: DFO

North Shore News 12 Oct 2021
... questions over what is actually causing southern residents to be thinner on average than their relatively abundant northern cousins.  Researcher Mei Sato and student Taryn Scarff aboard ship surveying foraging habitats for southern resident killer whales.
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Economic Watch: U.S. supply chain prices soar as Logistics Managers' Index sets new records

Xinhua 11 Oct 2021
The cost to ship a container across the Pacific leap to more than 3,000 U.S ... This week, Morning Consult also released results of a comprehensive survey evaluating "the impact of recent supply-chain dynamics on consumers," which found that consumers are experiencing shortages and shipping delays in a number of categories. The survey asked 2,200 U.S.
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U.S. supply chain prices soar as Logistics Managers' Index sets new records

People Daily 11 Oct 2021
The cost to ship a container across the Pacific leap to more than 3,000 U.S ... This week, Morning Consult also released results of a comprehensive survey evaluating "the impact of recent supply-chain dynamics on consumers," which found that consumers are experiencing shortages and shipping delays in a number of categories. The survey asked 2,200 U.S.
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US supply chain prices soar as LMI sets new records

China.dot.org 11 Oct 2021
The cost to ship a container across the Pacific leap to more than $3,000 last month ... This week, Morning Consult also released results of a comprehensive survey evaluating "the impact of recent supply-chain dynamics on consumers," which found that consumers are experiencing shortages and shipping delays in a number of categories.
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