Asia-Europe ocean rates rise due to Suez complications

2021-04-22T18:39:59+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Logistics Expertise|

Asia-Europe ocean rates rise due to Suez complications The delayed but anticipated impact of the Suez blockage on Asia-Europe container flows and freight rates finally kicked-in this week, with Asia-North Europe prices climbing [...]

Box shortages and port congestion now an ‘industry-wide challenge’ across Asia

2021-04-22T18:39:10+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Logistics Expertise|

Box shortages and port congestion now an 'industry-wide challenge' across Asia Original article written by Sam Whelan, at The Loadstar  Equipment shortages in Asia will get worse over the next two weeks, say [...]

Good news, bad news ‘and even worse news’ from congested Euro ports

2021-04-22T18:38:56+00:00April 22nd, 2021|Logistics Expertise|

Good news, bad news 'and even worse news' from congested Euro ports Original article written by Mike Wackett, at The Loadstar  The knock-on effects of the blockage of the Suez Canal is likely to [...]

Could container shipping rates stay this red-hot until 2022?

2021-04-13T18:00:21+00:00April 13th, 2021|Logistics Expertise|

Could container shipping rates stay this red-hot until 2022? Asia-US ocean rates are now at or near all-time highs Original article written by Greg Miller, Senior Editor at Freight Waves  Container-shipping spot [...]

Forwarders should move quickly on Ever Given GA, but legal wrangle looms

2021-04-13T17:59:55+00:00April 13th, 2021|Logistics Expertise|

Forwarders should move quickly on Ever Given GA, but legal wrangle looms Original article written by Gavin van Marle, at The Loadstar  The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has urged forwarders with cargo [...]

The Suez Canal Ship Is Freed, But Headaches Will Linger for Months

2021-04-13T17:59:22+00:00April 13th, 2021|Logistics Expertise|

The Suez Canal Ship Is Freed, But Headaches Will Linger for Months Manufacturers can take action now to minimize losses. Original article written by Lauren Pittelli, at IndustryWeek The Evergreen Given, a [...]

Suez disruption: air freight at capacity as shippers search for new routes

2021-03-31T19:36:00+00:00March 31st, 2021|Logistics Expertise|

Suez disruption: air freight at capacity as shippers search for new routes Original article written by Alex Lennane, at The Loadstar  The Ever Given may be unstuck, and the canal unblocked, but the disruption is expected [...]

Warning to ocean carriers: don’t use canal crisis to ‘price-gouge customers’

2021-03-31T19:29:30+00:00March 31st, 2021|Logistics Expertise|

Warning to ocean carriers: don't use canal crisis to 'price-gouge customers' Original article written by Mike Wackett, at The Loadstar  Ocean carriers have been warned not to take advantage of the capacity crunch [...]