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Ocean Freight Market Trends: 21st January 2019

January 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Chinese New Year, as expected, is continuing to cause disruption as the rush to import goods continues. With 2 weeks to go how will the public holiday impact your supply chain? Possible disruption As China’s largest festival, Chinese New Year involves a mass migration as families travel to celebrate the New Year together. As a result, businesses [...]

Market Update _ Ocean Freight: 26th January 2018

January 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

The impending Chinese holidays in mid-February that will usher in the Year of the Dog are set to impact once again on the relatively free flow of goods from Asia to Europe as carriers look to maximise this brief window of opportunity for higher freight rates. However, there are conflicting signs for the carriers and [...]