COVID-19 Communication #46

Dear customer & partners, Although vaccination programs are being implemented, the pandemic is far from over: India is going through a second COVID-wave with up to 70,000 new cases per day. Anticipating the Indian Government will soon enforce a new lockdown, we have re-imposed strict measures in our two Indian factories. Fortunately, we have sufficient…

COVID-19 Communication #44

Dear customers & partners, Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day and as such we would like to take a moment to recognize the tremendous contribution of our female staff to the success of Jacobi. We would not be where we are today without their skills, hard work, vision, ideas, and leadership. In our efforts to…

COVID-19 Communication #43

Dear customers & partners, The huge level of disruption to global ocean freight persists with continued shipping delays and extremely high costs. There are no significant changes from last week. Still, we’d like to share an update with you as we did not do it last week. Vessel capacity out of the Philippines is still…

COVID-19 Communication #42

Dear customers & partners, This week’s communication will be slightly different from what you are used to, as there are no significant changes in terms of ocean freight this week. The huge level of disruption to global ocean freight persists with continued shipping delays and extremely high costs. Vessel capacity out of the Philippines remains…

COVID-19 Communication #41

Dear customers and partners, The overall Ocean Freight situation has remained difficult, leading to continued shipping delays and extremely high costs. There are few major changes from last week. Fortunately, the port congestion in Colombo continues to improve, reducing delays from Sri Lanka. This should also lead towards better transshipment times for shipments from India…

COVID-19 Communication #40

Dear customers and partners, Following the Holiday period, the overall Ocean Freight situation has remained very difficult leading to continued shipping delays and extremely high costs. The main change since our last update letter is that there is now further reduced vessel capacity out of the Philippines. North Americas, Australia and UK continue to be…

COVID-19 Communication #38

Dear customers and partners,   Appreciation In this week’s communication, I would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Healthy and Safe 2021. This year’s Holiday Season will be different for all of us but I wish you a peaceful and relaxing time with your loved ones. I would also like to take…