Australian dockworkers are threatening to unleash a wave of strikes and work bans a Patrick Terminals, even as the ports struggle to keep facilities staffed amid COVID-19 infections.
28 Sep 2018
The International Air Transport Association said this slowing growth was coming against a backdrop of rising trade protectionism measures, and wider momentum in global trade was weakening.
25 Sep 2018
Cold chain means much more than storage. The Global Cold Chain Alliance has catalogued more than 75 different value-added services currently offered by cold storage providers. And those services represent a substantial revenue stream that would surprise many.
07 Sep 2018
To say that the Trump administration’s steel tariffs and quotas have upset the global steel market would be an understatement, as nations who have hit their quotas are scrambling for new markets, and US importers are searching for new sources of affordably priced steel.
04 Sep 2018
If ocean carriers are to succeed in migrating shippers to an online quoting environment in this increasingly crowded environment, they will have to prioritize investment in such tools. But, more than that, they’ll have to move away from a trait that has defined container shipping for decades, if not generations.
20 Aug 2018
Both freight intermediaries and ocean carriers are under pressure to avoid sitting on obsolete rate data, pressure that’s been placed on them by the rise of transparent freight pricing models.
29 Jun 2018
Energy prices have risen, lowering the margins of a key supply chain performer, and that has implications for the container shipping industry.
10 Jun 2018
The tech enhancements could have potential benefits for importers in terms of better visibility of their cargo from the vessel discharge process to the out gate process, and for exporters in terms of better gauging the best time to deliver laden boxes to terminals.
01 Jun 2018
The arms race among freight forwarding enterprise systems should be a boon for forwarders and their beneficial cargo owner customers by extending the number of applications available through a single platform.
02 Feb 2018
Container ships are getting too wide and too deep for Australian container ports, officials say. And that leaves the nation with a choice: find ways to accommodate bigger container ships or risk a negative outcome.
02 Oct 2017
China’s trade balance with the rest of the world has deteriorated this decade.