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The SCFI for the Mediterranean fell 6.4 percent in the week ending April 18.
Container Lines | Apr 18, 2014 4:50PM EDT
Spot container freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index were mixed again this week...
The SCFI for North Europe dropped 6.9 percent in the week ending April 11.
Container Lines | Apr 11, 2014 5:29PM EDT
Spot container freight rates measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index were mixed this week, as the Asia-Europe lane observed declines while the Asia-U.S. route saw gains.
Truckload Freight | Apr 9, 2014 2:13PM EDT
Shippers moved more freight and spent more to do so in March and the first quarter, despite weather-related supply chain disruptions, Cass Information Systems finds.
The SCFI for North Europe rose 2.3 percent in the week ending April 4.
Container Lines | Apr 4, 2014 3:18PM EDT
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to northern Europe ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index held on to gains achieved from April 1 general rate increases...
Top 36 lane index, week of March 31, 2014. Source: IDS Transportation Services, LLC
Intermodal Shipping | Apr 2, 2014 3:54PM EDT
An index of 36 major U.S. intermodal lanes climbed 1.9 percent or $40 from the week before to $2,166 in the week of March 31, the eleventh weekly increase in the fourteen weeks of 2014 so far, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS. Rates have climbed 6.7 percent since the beginning of 2014 and are up 7.3 percent from the rate one year ago, when it stood at $2,019.
The SCFI for North Europe rose 44.0 percent in the week ending March 28.
Container Lines | Mar 28, 2014 2:06PM EDT
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to northern Europe and Mediterranean ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index jumped in the week of March 28...
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending March 21, 2014.
Container Lines | Mar 21, 2014 7:20PM EDT
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to U.S. West Coast dropped $66 per 40-foot container from last week...
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending Mar. 14, 2014.. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Mar 14, 2014 12:59PM EDT
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to U.S. ports saw some implementation of the upcoming general rate increase in the week of March 14. Both East and West Coast lanes saw increases of more than $100 per FEU. Member carriers in the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement planneda $300 per FEU increase to take effect on March 15 on the Asia-US trade lanes.
Top 36 lane index, week of Mar. 10, 2014. Source: IDS Transportation Services, LLC
Intermodal Shipping | Mar 11, 2014 12:47PM EDT
An index of 36 major U.S. intermodal lanes edged up 0.1 percent from the week before to $2,080 in the week of Mar. 10, the sixth straight weekly increase by roughly 1 percent or less, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS. The current index is up 1.8 percent from the rate one year ago, when it stood at $2,044, and up 2.5 percent from the beginning of 2014.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Mar. 7, 2014. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Container Lines | Mar 7, 2014 4:35PM EST
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to U.S. ports fell about $70 per 40-foot container from last week, while rates from Shanghai to northern European and Mediterranean ports dropped more than $100 per TEU for the fourth straight week in the week of March 7. U.S-bound trade lanes have not seen an increase in seven weeks and Europe-bound lanes in nine weeks.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Feb. 28, 2014.
Asia-Europe | Feb 28, 2014 5:46PM EST
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to northern European and Mediterranean ports fell about $120 per TEU in the week of Feb. 28...
Asia-Europe | Feb 21, 2014 4:43PM EST
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to northern European and Mediterranean ports fell about $150 per TEU in the week of Feb. 21...
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Feb. 14, 2014. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Feb 14, 2014 12:48PM EST
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to northern European ports and Mediterranean ports fell roughly $200 per 20-foot-equivalent container (TEU) in the week of Feb. 14. They hit their lowest level since early December 2013.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Jan. 31, 2014. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Trans-Pacific | Jan 31, 2014 3:05PM EST
Spot container freight rates from Shanghai to the U.S. and Europe edged lower this week, but both markets are still holding on to substantial gains achieved late in 2013.
Top 36 lane index, week of Jan. 27, 2014. Source: IDS Transportation Services, LLC
Intermodal Shipping | Jan 29, 2014 10:26AM EST
An index of 36 major U.S. intermodal lanes fell $93 from the prior week to $2,014 in the week of Jan. 27, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS. This drop eroded the $88 combined increase from the past two weeks. The current rate is down 2.8 percent from the rate one year ago, when it stood at $2,072.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Jan. 17, 2014. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Jan 21, 2014 11:40AM EST
Spot container rates from Asia to northern European and Mediterranean ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell for a second straight week in the week of Jan. 17...
Year-over-year changes in U.S. directional indices, week of Jan. 6, 2014. Source: IDS Transportation Services, LLC
Intermodal Shipping | Jan 8, 2014 11:15AM EST
An index of 36 major U.S. intermodal lanes edged down $11 from the prior week to $2,019 in the week of Jan. 6, according to data on all-inclusive 53-foot door-to-door spot pricing quoted by railroads and provided by the 3PL IDS.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Dec. 20, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
Asia-Europe | Dec 20, 2013 12:21PM EST
Spot container rates from Asia to northern European and Mediterranean ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index experienced declines of roughly $60 in the week ending Dec. 20, only one week after jumping more than $500 per 20-foot-equivalent unit in each lane last week. Carriers such as Mediterranean Shipping Co., Hapag-Lloyd, Maersk Line and CMA CGM had called for increases of between $750 and $775 per TEU.

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