Political Crisis in Nicaragua
To our valued customers:As you may be aware, Nicaragua is currently being rocked by political unrest in response to the government’s plans to reform the nation’s social security program. While President Daniel Ortega has announced that the changes are being reversed, violent protests have continued. Regrettably some 30 people have died in c
Sumatra Trip Report: An Origin in Crisis
ICT Reports From Origin: Severe Sumatra Shortages ContinueOur CEO and founder, Lisa Colon, recently visited Indonesia to research the current supply crisis. She was accompanied by ICT Vice President Jason Remmer.Our comprehensive report from the trip in linked below. The situation remains very serious and ICT will continue to monitor it goi
ICT Update: A Supply Crisis in Indonesia
ICT Origin Update: Severe Sumatra Shortages Are a Reality Based on reports from our sources at origin, ICT believes we are in the midst of a deepening supply crisis with Indonesia. According to the Association of Indonesian Coffee Exporters and Industry, Indonesia's coffee production will drop to its lowest level in 7 years
Freight Cost Increases Are Likely in 2018 – How Will it Impact Your Business?
You may have noticed that some freight companies like FedEx have already announced rate increases for 2018. This is part of a larger trend impacting LTL (Less Than Truckload) shipping, and ICT is preparing for potential cost increases in the coffee chain.There are numerous factors contributing to rising costs, among them a shortage of trucker