06/05/2021 / China, Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Container shortage intensifies

Finding an empty container in Shanghai, Ningbo, Yantian or any other major Chinese gateway port, is becoming a major problem,...
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06/05/2021 / General, Sea, Supply Chain

Containerisation turns 65 in its most challenging year

Sixty five years ago saw the beginning of containerisation, with the inaugural voyage of the first container ship, the Sea Land Ideal...
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06/05/2021 / Sea, Supply Chain, United States

Canadian government legislate against Montreal strike

Port operations at Montreal resumed on Sunday after legislation was passed by the Canadian Parliament to end the industrial action...
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06/05/2021 / Air, Environment, Supply Chain

Air cargo industry’s first sustainability report

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has released their Air Cargo Sustainability Report - Accelerating the sustainable transformation of air...
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29/04/2021 / Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

When will freight rates return to ‘normal’?

The leading container shipping lines are releasing their Q1 2021 operational statements, which show a sharp increase in freight rates...
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29/04/2021 / Air, Coronavirus, Supply Chain

Air freight market still climbing

The global air freight market is accelerating rapidly, with massive rate increases impacting many trade lanes, with Asia & Europe...
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29/04/2021 / Air, Sea, Sea/Air, Supply Chain

South East Asia market weekly update and focus

Singapore is a major global freight hub, that is located at the heart of major shipping lanes in Asia and...
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29/04/2021 / Sea, Supply Chain

Sea rates surge amidst equipment shortages

Peak Season surcharges were expected to soften, reduce or even be withdrawn after Chinese New Year. And while this was...
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29/04/2021 / Air, Insurance, Project, Rail, Road, Sea, Sea/Air, Supply Chain

£150m stolen from supply chains in 2020

Over £400,000 worth of goods in transit were stolen every day from Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) supply chains...
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29/04/2021 / China, Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Ocean Freight Update; On the front line from Asia

Our sea freight ops team continue to perform in a very challenging global ocean freight environment and with global supply...
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