Western Intelligence reports indicate that Iran-backed Houthi rebels are stockpiling more weapons to continue attacks on shipping lanes in the Red Sea. In response, U.S. and U.K. forces launched another round of attacks on Houthi targets in Yemen as part of an ongoing action to protect the free flow of commerce in one of the world’s most critical waterways. Most experts expect the threat to cargo vessels and shipping lanes to last several months—supply chains are already feeling the impact of the crisis, with more global ripple effects to come.
Retailers and product manufacturers need to think about the long-term impact disruption could have on costs and operations.
How are other shippers mitigating the impacts of delays, surcharges, and uncertainty?
How extensive will ripple effects be in ocean, truck, rail, and air freight markets?
What contingency plans should I have in place?
How can I work with suppliers to avert inventory impacts?
How will the Panama Canal and upcoming East/Gulf Coast labor negotiations affect the shipping outlook?
Is Your Team Prepared?
At LINK2024, the agenda features opportunities to help retailers explore the tools, resources, and expert guidance needed to tackle this issue head on, including:
Geopolitical expert Richard Haas and Gap Inc. CSCO Sally Gilligan discuss the increasingly uncertain world, and effects on supply chains
In-depth look at the disruption’s effects on ocean, truck, rail, and air markets and contract negotiations
Retailer-only roundtable sessions to benchmark with peers and share ideas for mitigating disruption
Supply chain visibility sessions to help understand the tools available to monitor and adjust your logistics operations
Port fluidity discussions to help gauge how cargo rerouting trends will affect U.S. ports
Expo packed with collaborative solution providers to help chart a course forward
Don’t be left out—join us in Dallas to connect with experts and peers to be ahead of the curve in identifying and averting impacts to your supply chain. And it's not too late to register a colleague who would benefit from our powerhouse agenda!
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