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09 Jul 2014
It ended so fast. With one statement, the countless hours and money spent over the last year to prepare for one of the biggest — if not the biggest — game-changers in global container shipping went up in smoke.
05 Jun 2014
Air China Cargo and China Postal Airlines have strengthened their strategic partnership with the launch of a new service between Guangzhou and Nanjing as the carriers move to capture a growing share of the fast expanding mainland express market.
03 Jun 2014
There is no letup in the demand for modern logistics facilities in China, but local and foreign companies are competing for a limited number of available warehouses outside the developed logistics centers.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 30
30 May 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes in June and July, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
The SCFI for the U.S. West Coast fell 3.0 percent in the week of May 30.
30 May 2014
Spot rates from Asia to Europe were mixed this week, while previous rate gains achieved in the Asia-to-U.S. lane were eroded, according to the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index.
China drink manufacturing plant
30 May 2014
In a survey of 552 companies, the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China found that many of its members feel the “golden age” of multinational corporations in the mainland is over.
Wal-Mart in China
29 May 2014
No logistics providers in China can offer nationwide coverage while thousands of low margin players with low market penetration drive up logistics costs that can account for as much as 40 percent of the cost of production.
27 May 2014
Robert Song, Cargolux’s senior vice president and head of Asia Pacific, has been ousted just weeks after brokering a deal that saw Henan Civil Aviation & Investment Co (HNCA) acquiring 35 percent of the Luxembourg freighter operator.
27 May 2014
Carriers on the Asia-Europe trade will have growth in China’s new export orders and growing factory output for support as they try to levy general rate increases in June.
The SCFI for North Europe fell 7.7 percent in the week of May 23.
23 May 2014
Spot container freight rates as measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index dropped on the Asia-Europe lane for the second straight week, and Asia-U.S. rates declined after a week of minimal gains.
Ocean imports of containerized toys into the United States continued to decline in the first quarter of 2014.
23 May 2014
Though containerized toy imports coming to the United States are down, the toy industry’s bottom line doesn’t seem to be hurting.

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