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NEW Control Tower functionality within Ligentix

March 15th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In this fiercely competitive environment the success of your business today links inextricably to the performance of your supply chain. Ligentia has adopted an innovative, technology-centric approach to global logistics to focus on both enhancing your logistics operations and supporting your business goals. Offering a range of multimodal solutions, underpinned by market-leading technology, we can [...]

Air Freight Makes Weak Start to 2019: 12th March 2019

March 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

According to a recent release by The International Air Transport Association (IATA) demand for air cargo continues to face significant headwinds. Global economic activity and consumer confidence have weakened and the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for manufacturing and export orders has indicated falling global export orders since September 2018. Only two of six regions reported [...]

Ocean Freight Market Trends: 12th March 2019

March 12th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Summary of the key market trends for this week: Air Increasing the use of regional UK gateways as air freight hubs will be pivotal to relieving the potential pressures of a no-deal Brexit on the country’s transport sector Liverpool and Doncaster are securing air freight capacity in the event of supply chain disruption to boost [...]

Ocean Freight Market Trends: 26th February 2019

February 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Summary of the key market trends for this week: Sea Despite blanked sailings on major east-west trade lanes and a low SCFI index in the weak demand period post CNY, carriers are still struggling to fill their ships. As a result, spot rates are falling. 13 Asia-North Europe sailings have been cancelled post-CNY (2M cancelled [...]

Ocean Freight Market Trends: 6th February 2019

February 6th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Summary of the key market trends for this week: Sea Ocean carriers are planning to add around 10% more capacity to the Asia-North Europe despite a downward pressure on freight rates and expected weaker demand post Chinese New Year. Weekly capacity is expected to increase by 28,000 TEU to an average of 300,000 TEU from [...]

Bristol Port is Brexit Ready: 28th January 2019

January 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Bristol Port, one of the UK’s Major Ports, has revealed that they are Brexit ready in a new information sheet that explains why they are optimistic about the future in these uncertain times. Chief Executive Officer, David Brown, reported: “65% of the cargo that Bristol Port deals with is non-EU. We remain confident that our [...]

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 [...]

Ocean Freight Market Update: 13th January 2019

January 13th, 2019|Categories: News|

Every week our Global Commercial Team will bring you information on the Ocean Freight Market, keeping you up-to-date with the latest industry news and trade developments.   Asia to North Europe/ UK Pre-CNY cargo rush: tight space situation on all FEA to NEU and MED lanes. FAK rates have increased from 1st January 2019. Space [...]

Ligentia Group purchases the business and assets of Air & Cargo Services Ltd

December 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Ligentia Group purchased the business and assets of Air & Cargo Services Ltd on the 13th December 2018. As a result of the deal, we will be providing a home to Air & Cargo Services’ customer base, whilst also welcoming on board their employees. The purchase substantially increases Ligentia’s UK footprint and strengthens our freight [...]

Maersk Customer Advisory

December 11th, 2018|Categories: News|

Please see below a customer advisory from Maersk on Storage Free Time and Equipment Free Time. Dear Customer, From 1st January 2019 we will be calculating both Storage Free Time and Equipment Free Time from day of discharge. Storage will commence on and include the day that the full container is discharged at the port [...]

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