China

China

06 Apr 2020
Supply chain risk monitoring tools have largely been seen as a luxury, not necessity, but COVID-19 is likely to change the industry’s thinking about their ability to adapt to massive disruption.
06 Apr 2020
A shortage of protective medical equipment and limited air cargo capacity to supply hospitals is ramping up China-Europe air freight prices.
06 Apr 2020
The impact of the coronavirus on container shipping finances continues to grow, and with collapsing demand come questions on whether all the debt-strapped global carriers can survive losses of up to $23 billion.
06 Apr 2020
Non-essential shipments face being left at the docks with goods unable to be sold at shuttered retail stores, with little space in terminals and warehouses to provide longer term storage for the incoming cargo.
03 Apr 2020
BCOs and drayage truckers need to document unreasonable detention and demurrage charges, but also not contribute to the problem, speakers toldl a JOC.com webcast.
02 Apr 2020
A wave of containers is about to hit ports in the US and Europe while retail stores are closed and consumers are shut inside their homes to avoid contracting and spreading the coronavirus.
01 Apr 2020
Carriers are making huge cuts in capacity with little warning, reflecting the speed with which demand is falling amid deepening lockdowns across major markets.
30 Mar 2020
Carriers are battling to match their available capacity with demand that is drying up from major economies in Europe that are under lockdown.
27 Mar 2020
Just as US agricultural exports received a boost from the US-China phase one trade deal, the global economic impact of the coronavirus threatens to put the brakes on ag exports to Asia.
27 Mar 2020
COVID-19 and sliding oil prices add up to a "double whammy" for forwarders specializing in project cargo, as transport capacity shrinks near-term and planned energy projects are undermined.
27 Mar 2020
The Trump administration may be celebrating its “phase one” trade deal with China as a success, but the collateral damage on Europe will be costly.