Asia

Asia

27 Jan 2022
Container lines have begun to lay out a new wave of hefty peak season surcharges on India-US trades as export demand remains elevated.
27 Jan 2022
A strategic takeover by Xeneta will give shippers active in the volatile air freight market access to dynamic load factors, capacity, and rate information.
26 Jan 2022
Port congestion across the world’s key trade lanes is tying up capacity and destroying the schedule reliability of vessels, with global on-time performance hitting a record low last month.
26 Jan 2022
The freight volumes that have stressed the Asia-Europe rail trade for the past 10 months after shifting from the congested and costly air and ocean markets have begun to ease ahead of Chinese New Year.
26 Jan 2022
A need for mid-market forwarders to compete with digital upstarts and well-capitalized incumbents has fueled a new round of investment into Logixboard’s customer interface-focused model.
25 Jan 2022
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are considering an innovative but complex plan to reduce the number of empty containers that are contributing to terminal congestion by incentivizing shipping lines to increase the volume of containers they pick up during each call.
25 Jan 2022
Carriers have yet to report their full-year 2021 financial results, but congested supply chains and highly elevated rate levels will keep the profitability spigot wide open through 2022.
24 Jan 2022
Hong Kong-based container carrier OOCL saw significant increases in freight rates and per container revenues thanks to supply chain disruption across key origin and destination markets.
21 Jan 2022
Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) and Shekou Container Terminal are restricting the number of export containers they will accept in an effort to clear an existing backlog of boxes in advance of the Lunar New Year holiday on Feb. 1.
21 Jan 2022
Container line members of the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) are not adopting the very standards they have set out to develop, speakers said during a JOC webcast last week.
21 Jan 2022
With Suez Canal transit tolls rising next month, Indian shippers — already dealing with elevated freight rates — are now seeing new canal-related surcharges on services to North Africa.