Logistics Providers

In-depth coverage of air freight-forwarders, including earnings, rates, volume and more.

Commentary

Technology will influence the 2016 retail holiday season in more ways than ever before, and with heightened consumer demand starting to put pressure upon home delivery operations, retail success is increasingly dependent upon advanced home delivery solutions.

News & Analysis

09 Dec 2016
Terminal operators continue to drive up prices for their services at Russian ports despite the intense scrutiny of the country’s competition regulator.
09 Dec 2016
Spot rates in the eastbound Pacific edged lower this week, but another modest spike in freight rates is anticipated later this month.
The shipping industry finds itself in a catch-22, with lines forced to cut costs in a depressed market where shippers demand lower rates, as those cuts and rates threaten the productivity shippers and modern supply chains demand.
09 Dec 2016
Container lines and shippers can fix what some consider to be a broken industry if they concentrate more on accelerating the flow of data and cargo and less on freight rates and cost-cutting measures.
09 Dec 2016
Rising spot rates as 2016 winds down will not be enough to lift carrier margins back into profitability, but the upwards trend will be a welcome relief after a year to forget.
07 Dec 2016
The providers of LCL services are expanding their US to China and India offerings that give forwarders and shippers better access to Asia.
06 Dec 2016
Indian shippers who have been reeling from unpredictable demand may have some cost relief on the way after the Directorate General of Shipping and stakeholders moved a step closer to reaching an agreement over abolition of shipping surcharges.
02 Dec 2016
Eastbound trans-Pacific spot rates are sliding on the wind down of the peak season.
02 Dec 2016
Container shipping lines are “playing poker” with ports as their push for lower handling charges puts future terminal investments at risk, Drewry Shipping Consultants said.
02 Dec 2016
Spot rates on the Asia-Europe trade have taken a sharp turn upwards, rising by 20 percent over the previous week.
01 Dec 2016
Cargo liability concerns in Russia have been raised by insurer TT Club as trade volumes in the region increase.