28/07/2021 / China, Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Shippers go out of business as ocean surcharges continue to mount

Container shipping lines are becoming ever more inventive with the names they apply to the surcharges they keep adding to...
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28/07/2021 / China, Sea, Supply Chain, United States

Sea Freight market update and Q3 Rates

We are in a new world of shipping. There have been spikes in demand and freight rates before, but never...
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28/07/2021 / Metro

Putting the human back into HR

One of the key success factors for high performing service providers, is consistently enhancing their ‘product’, by putting their people...
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28/07/2021 / Brexit, Road, Supply Chain

Post-Brexit update: Haulier and multimodal transport market latest

UK hauliers are under massive pressure, struggling to counter the border delays, increased administration and crippling driver shortages that have...
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28/07/2021 / Air, China, Sea, Supply Chain

Air cargo gains momentum from rising prices in ocean shipping

The record-breaking sea freight rates, driven by restricted volumes, equipment availability and service disruption is pushing increasing quantities of ‘distressed’...
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15/07/2021 / Air, Supply Chain

Air freight market update

Following a brief lull in May and June, air freight volumes and rates are climbing again, with production backlogs and...
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15/07/2021 / China, Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Available container equipment shortage continues

Containers continue to be in short supply - particularly in the places where they’re needed most - with wait times...
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15/07/2021 / Air, China, Sea, Supply Chain

Excessive demand likely to mean higher contract rates next year on all modes

The early start of the sea freight peak season and its likely extension through 2021 and possibly up to the...
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15/07/2021 / Road, Supply Chain

Extended hours and secret visa talks to end driver crisis – or will they?

Driver hours have been temporarily legally extended and the government launches secret visa talks for foreign lorry drivers, amid a staff shortage that threatens...
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15/07/2021 / China, Coronavirus, Sea, Supply Chain

Westbound sea freight market update

Demand for imports from Asia and the Indian subcontinent (ISC) continues to outstrip shipping line capacity, in a sign that...
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