Suppliers to companies such as Nike Inc. and Hugo Boss AG arescrambling to ensure their T-shirts and sneakers reach buyers intime for the year-end holiday season after the collapse of HanjinShipping Co. left an estimated $14 billion worth of goodsadrift.

Esquel Group, a Hong Kong-based manufacturer for fashionbrands including Nike, Hugo Boss and Ralph Lauren, is hiringtruckers to move four stranded containers of raw materials to itsfactories near Ho Chi Minh City as soon as they can be retrievedfrom ports in China. Liaoning Shidai Wanheng Co., aChinese fabrics importer and a supplier to Marks & SpencerGroup Plc, has made alternative arrangements for shipments thatwere scheduled with Hanjin.

“Our production lines are waiting,” said Kent Teh, who runsEsquel's Vietnam business. “We potentially have to take airfreightto deliver the garment items to clients in the U.S. and U.K.”

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