The commercial and operational environment in the largest US trade lane is unsettled right now due to new service contracts taking effect on May 1.
31 Mar 2017
West Coast spot rates reverse 10-week decline since Chinese New Year.
24 Mar 2017
Steady slide in eastbound Pacific spot rates should be coming to an end.
21 Mar 2017
Pace of service contracting should heat up as soon as final questions about new carrier alliances are answered.
20 Mar 2017
The services to the US Southeast are the latest in a series of trans-Pacific services the Haifa-based carrier has been introducing ahead of the restructuring of the global vessel-sharing agreements April 1.
17 Mar 2017
Spot rates each week have declined in single-digit increments since peaking in mid January.
10 Mar 2017
Spot rates are about 70 percent higher than in March 2016.
06 Mar 2017
Ensuring their supply chains are secure is high on the BCOs' agenda as they engage with carriers in trans-Pacific service contract talks, said APL's chief executive.
03 Mar 2017
This was the fourth consecutive week of declining spot rates to the East Coast and the seventh consecutive week to the West Coast.
28 Feb 2017
Compensate carriers for good service and penalize them for rolled cargo, CMA CGM head tells TPM 2017.
28 Feb 2017
Container lines have been emboldened to seek higher service contract rates by a number of factors.
27 Feb 2017
No one wants wild swings in freight rates and the pricing model had to change, a panel of top executives tells attendees at TPM.