MAJOR US container port volume is expected to be well below last year's levels as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic continues, according to the...
- Global Port Tracker reports lowest level US retail imports in years
- Another peak season runs aground as ocean carriers extract capacity
OCEAN carriers are bracing for muted demand during the usual peak shipping season heading into the fall, with supply chains still rattled by the...
- 2M Asia-Europe 'inducement' loop starts loading as rates hold steady
2M partners Maersk and MSC started loading their inducement Asia-North Europe loop service in China last week, as bookings and freight rates remain...
- April reduction in air freight largest since 2009 recession
THE Freight Transportation Services Index (TSI), based on the amount of freight carried by the for-hire transportation, fell 7
- CMA CGM levies US$200/TEU A-E peak season surcharge July 1
FRENCH shipping giant CMA CGM will levy a US$200 per TEU peak season surcharge (PSS) from July 1 from ports of origin ports until further notice but...
- Covid-19 spawned ecommerce prompts DHL to add 400 jobs
DHL Express, a leading provider of international express shipping services, is adding 400 new jobs in the United States due to a double-digit volume...
- US Asian imports fall in May after April dip, no pick-up seen till August
US IMPORTS from Asia fell 18
- Maritime Sector Recovery Plan Published!
The UK is one of the world’s leading maritime nations, and maritime is one of the driving forces of the British economy. That the sector bears...
- E-commerce airfreight volumes the 'saviour' for last-mile logistics firms
AS much as PPE shipments have become the mainstay for air cargo during the pandemic, e-commerce volumes have also broken records
- Capacity crunch continues on Asia-Europe trade, but it's guesswork for the summer
HEAUL cargo visibility for Asia-North Europe carriers is still unclear for July and August, with much depending on the speed of the economic recovery...
- US trucking suffers most in the US transport virus downturn
US TRUCKING shipments were down 23 per cent year on year in April, according to Cass, with a 16 per cent drop month over month, according to the...
- COVID-19 impacts observing system
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is concerned about the increasing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the quantity and quality of weather...
- World faces food shortages if extreme weather ruins harvests amid Covid-19
SUPPLY chains that produce and transport the world's food are being squeezed amid the coronavirus pandemic
- Cargolux revenues and net profits suffer blow in 2019
CARGOLUX says its full-year results for 2019 show that revenue plunged 14 per cent to US$2
- ATA Truck Tonnage Index is up 1.2pc in US in March
THE American Trucking Associations' advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index increased by 1
- CMA CGM scraps peak season surcharge for E Med, Black Sea to Indian Subcontinent
CMA CGM is cancelling its peak season surcharge (PSS) of US$200 per dry container that was introduced on March 15, starting from May 1
- Blank sailings hit 435 in 2020 with more expected to come in Q2, but rates hold firm
SEA-INTELLIGENCE data shows that 435 sailings have now been scrapped on various container shipping trade routes, indicating that demand has so far...
- First lakers open Great Lakes annual 2020 summer navigation season
THE 63,500-ton ore carrier Burns Harbor has departed from Twin Ports, 40 miles from Duluth, the first laker to open the Great Lakes summer navigation...
- Smaller carriers, owner-operators may fall prey to ransomware
THE Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says that ransomware actors are actively targeting the transportation, healthcare and industrial industries
- Cathay 'cautiously optimistic' about cargo, but expects 'substantial loss' in H1 2020
HONG Kong's flag carrier Cathay Pacific says that its cargo business, despite facing headwinds, has managed to maintain its cargo capacity intact