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...

Logistics Market Update 25.08.2021

Challenging times persist in the shipping industry. Covid-19 breakouts in Asian harbours have caused congestions which ripple effects are still to unravel fully. The supply and demand imbalance in almost all international freight modes keeps causing grey hairs to the...

Logistics Market Update 2.7.2021

The logistics industry has been facing an era of unprecedented disruptions. The effects of large scale disruptions can be seen in all freight modes across the globe. No immediate relief can be seen in the near future, which makes the situation even worse to bear....