China is the main battleground for the world’s four mega shipping alliances, that collectively depart from 10 mainland ports every week to North Europe in 74 weekly voyages, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
12 Feb 2014
Air and ocean trades to and from China will remain slow until next month due to the Lunar New Year shutdown, according to a survey by JOC of leading transport operators and analysts based in Asia.
11 Feb 2014
DB Schenker, the global logistics group, announced the launch of a pan-Asian trucking service to compete with slower sea transport and more costly air freight.
06 Feb 2014
Rising demand from the logistics sector will boost sales of heavy-duty trucks in China and demand for imported components, according to the latest report from Macquarie Equities Research.
05 Feb 2014
DP World handled nearly 55 million TEUs at its global terminals in 2013, down 1.9 percent from the previous year’s 56.1 million TEUs, due to the sale of a facility in Hong Kong.
03 Feb 2014
Supply chain operators claim intra-Asia cargo shipped to China via South Korean ports is being hit with unnecessary delays and tariffs that could be part of a Chinese strategy to reduce reliance on foreign transshipment ports.
27 Jan 2014
The United States overtook China to become Japan’s biggest export market for the first time in five years in 2013, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Finance Ministry.