China

China

truck driver on phone
31 Mar 2015
A software company that provides information on truck stops, weigh stations and other on-the-road services to U.S. truckers is attracting funding from an unusual source — China.
13 Mar 2015
U.S. shippers importing goods from Asia to the West Coast are paying more in the spot market for ocean shipping but getting worse service in return, a function of carriers’ pricing power gained from strong demand and the effects of the congestion.
U.S. and India flags
12 Mar 2015
India’s two-way trade with the U.S. totaled about $54 billion in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2014-15, which ends this month.
11 Mar 2015
The behavior of a handful of mega shippers in China completely defines the market, and any analysis of imports and exports must take this into account, advised Seabury Group managing director Gert-Jan Jansen.
11 Mar 2015
Global trade management company Amber Road adds new sourcing and manufacturing capabilities by acquiring Hong Kong-based ecVision.
11 Mar 2015
Forwarders are reporting a steady rise in shipper enquiries into the China-Europe rail route from higher value shippers looking for an alternative to expensive and often unreliable air freight and the lengthy ocean shipping.
07 Mar 2015
British postal service Royal Mail has launched a new Chinese-focused online shop front to capture soaring demand in the mainland cross-border e-commerce market and rising interest among local consumers for premium UK-made products.
06 Mar 2015
China’s containerized exports for February leapt 17.5 percent to 8.6 million 20-foot containers as strong foreign trade and a late Chinese New Year pushed up volumes leaving its ports.
02 Mar 2015
The challenges are abundant for second-tier suppliers moving west into China’s interior, a massive region rife with cheap labor but lacking necessary infrastructure and reliable transportation.
26 Feb 2015
China’s train to Spain arrived in the city of Yiwu this week after completing the world’s longest rail route, and while the journey has been billed as a “success” by its operator, there is little information on the actual economics of the rail option to Europe.
26 Feb 2015
Mediterranean Shipping Co. plans in late April to launch a new container service directly linking India and China to capitalize on the booming intra-Asia cargo trade.