China

China

01 Jul 2020
Forwarders in the container supply chain are keeping a close eye on rising demand from European shippers, as carriers try to balance capacity with rising volume.
29 Jun 2020
Indian Customs authorities have not issued any official information on the additional checks, but customs brokers and forwarders say Customs officials have been given “internal” government instructions to manually inspect all Chinese cargo.
25 Jun 2020
NVO market share of US imports from Asia increases as dozens of blank sailings push cargo owners to seek capacity their core carriers are not providing to them.
25 Jun 2020
Carriers are more united than ever in matching capacity with demand as they keep firmly focused on their bottom line, says DHL Global Forwarding.
24 Jun 2020
Carriers are shaking off some of their pessimism for this year, with more rosy outlooks and improved expectations emerging as the demand-challenged second quarter draws to a close.
23 Jun 2020
While the urgent demand for medical supplies is waning and air freight rates are coming off record highs in May, market fundamentals are likely to keep prices above last year’s levels.
22 Jun 2020
Carriers’ container volumes in the US-Asia trades declined in the first four months of 2020 and are expected to remain below last year’s volumes through the peak season.
22 Jun 2020
Carriers should end the year in the black despite the impact of COVID-19 on volumes, believes Sea-Intelligence, provided the capacity discipline shown so far continues and they avoid chasing market share.
19 Jun 2020
Demand for distribution centers and warehouses in Asia is set to climb as firms reappraise supply chains, increase inventories, and diversify into other countries after the disruption caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
19 Jun 2020
Disciplined capacity management and price increases are strengthening the Asia-Europe spot market, lifting rates on both westbound and eastbound routes well above last year’s levels.
18 Jun 2020
Softening demand for medical supplies as some countries build inventory and get on top of coronavirus infections has reduced the urgency of shipments and cut air cargo rates in half since mid-May.