Retailers and large direct importers urge restraint in interpreting the January import numbers.
24 Jan 2017
Spot rates are a barometer for how trans-Pacific service contract negotiations could fare.
23 Jan 2017
Beneficial cargo owners that book through non-vessel-operating common carriers should be aware that spot rates can vary dramatically and those that seek the lowest rates have the highest risk.
20 Jan 2017
Spot rates in eastbound Pacific stabilize at a high level as Chinese New Year approaches.
18 Jan 2017
Concerned about Hanjin's demise and uncertainty surrounding alliances, some BCOs will take higher rates now to ensure stability.
17 Jan 2017
SM Line will set sail without the help of an alliance.
17 Jan 2017
The ongoing rise in trans-Pacific spot rates has so far not been replicated in contract rates for large shippers.
13 Jan 2017
Trans-Pacific spot rate increases again in run-up to the Chinese New Year.
05 Jan 2017
The last time the WCI composite index exceeded $1,700 per 40-foot-equivalent unit was in March 2015.
03 Jan 2017
The sharp increase in freight rates at the end of 2016 will be temporary, with overcapacity dragging prices back down after Chinese New Year, according to industry watchers.
30 Dec 2016
Trans-Pacific spot rates to the United States shot up this week.
29 Dec 2016
Since Hanjin Shipping failed, the 2M has increased its share of imports from Asia to the United States.