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Freight Trends Overview: 4th April 2019

April 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Ocean freight highlights • Rollovers for several loops with 2M/ Ocean Alliance/ The Alliance after aggressive rate adjustments and capacity control with blank sailing in the market • Ocean Alliance has implemented a Spring blank sailing program in April and May and has downsized vessels in certain loops to manage capacity in the market • [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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