Market Updates & BLOG

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 per...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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Logistics Market Update 7.5.2021

Suez Canal incidents ripple effects are still affecting the global supply chains. Sea and air freight are suffering from severe supply & demand-imbalance. The overall turbulent freight market is probably going to continue for some time.SEA FREIGHT The Asian...

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Logistics Market Update 1.3.2021

SEA FREIGHT FROM CHINA TO EUROPE IS STILL CAUSING HEADACHES TO THE SHIPPERS. AIR AND RAIL FREIGHT CONGESTIONS CONTINUES.SEA FREIGHT With no sign of a spot rate decline after the start of the Chinese New Year last week, shippers who waited, expecting rate reduction...

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Logistics Market Update 29.01.2021

  LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL?   FIRST SIGNS OF RELIEF AT SIGHT AS THE CHINA - EUROPE TRAFFIC REACHES RATE TIPPING POINT. NEVERTHELESS,  THE UPCOMING CHINESE NEW YEAR HAS POTENTIAL TO CONTINUE DISRUPT SHIPMENTS.SEA FREIGHT As more trade lanes started to...

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Thoughts About Working Remotely

  Vuoden 2020 alussa monen arki muuttui päälaelleen valtakunnallisen etätyösuosituksen ja muiden rajoitusten myötä. Muutos oli suuri entiseen normaaliin ja monet organisaatiot ovat joutuneet adaptoitumaan digitalisaatioon nopeallakin aikataululla....

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Logistics Market Update 21.12.2020

  THE STRETCH CONTINUES. THE CRITICALITY OF THE SITUATION RAISED DUE TO COVID IMPACT, CONTINUES WITHIN THE GLOBAL OCEAN, AIR AND RAILFREIGHT MARKET, WITH NO IMMINENT SOLUTION OF STABILIZATION INSIGHT.SEA FREIGHT Ocean price levels have continued to escalate as a...

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GERMANY TO RAISE ROAD TOLLS

The German Bundestag has decided to raise road tolls in Germany. The new regulations will be enforced from 1.1.2019 on. The new method of calculating the toll will take into account new parameters, such as noise and emissions. According to the council of minister, the...

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