Logistics Market Update 14.6.2022

SEA FREIGHT Shippers are anticipated to continue to face rising supply chain costs due to port congestion and poor schedule reliability, despite a mixed demand picture on the world’s most significant container shipping lanes. It is a mixed bag of demand for...

Logistics Market Update 7.4.2022

SEA FREIGHT Lockdowns in China, the war in Ukraine, and the rising inflation are a toxic mix of uncertainty for sea liners. While container spot prices are currently falling, they are still in line with regular seasonal declines, and ocean carriers have successfully...

Logistics Market Update 13.01.2022

SEA FREIGHT Shipping companies globally expect steeper rises in shipping and logistics contract rates next year after supply-chain costs skyrocketed in 2021. The Logistics Managers’ Index, which analyses total logistics pricing such as transportation,...

Logistics Market Update 10.12.2021

SEA FREIGHT Shipping companies are knocking on shippers’ doors, offering reduced rates for December itineraries from China to Europe, as orders begin to slow down. Nevertheless, there is no indication of a price crash, and prices are likely to pick up steam in...

Logistics Market Update 01.11.2021

SEA FREIGHT In October, there was an expectation of slight softening of container spot rates from Asia to the US and Europe, but shippers appear to have held their nerves and managed to avoid any significant discounting following China’s Golden Week holiday. As...

Logistics Market Update 01.10.2021

The global shipping industry is still struggling. Supply chains are driven to their limits as logistics operators try to keep the freight flowing. The current fragile nature of the global supply chains can cause even minor operational issues, such as minor accidents...