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Supply Chain Brief: Hanjin Bankruptcy May Be Tip of the Iceberg in Flawed Ocean Transport Sector

Published: 12 September 2016

ID: G00316235

Analyst(s): David Gonzalez , James Lisica , John Johnson , Courtney Rogerson


Global shippers are preparing for container rate increases following Hanjin Shipping's bankruptcy filing. Although a $90 million capital infusion may avert a short-term crisis, global logistics leaders should develop contingency plans in case other carriers experience similar issues in the future.

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What You Need to Know


  • The Hanjin Shipping Case Reflects the Unsustainable Condition of the Global Container Shipping Market
  • Midterm Approach
  • Long-Term Approach

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