Port software provider Portchain has grown the number of terminals using its berth optimization solution to two transshipment hubs in Europe as terminals seek to better align equipment, capacity, and human resources to vessel calls.
31 Jan 2019
UK forwarders, shippers, and ferry operators fear that any delay caused by customs checks will quickly lead to extensive bottlenecks and disruption.
18 Jan 2019
Given current factors in the two trade lanes, there was little chance rates would strengthen.
16 Jan 2019
However, even planning for no deal is not a straightforward matter.
10 Jan 2019
With little over two months to go, there is still no sign of a deal between the United Kingdom and European Union.
09 Jan 2019
The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29 but is struggling to reach a deal on trade that would limit disruption.
08 Jan 2019
Shippers can expect a far more aggressive approach to matching vessel supply with demand.
07 Jan 2019
Increasing use of the available capacity in both directions and the impact of service shifts in 2018 could mean shippers find it more difficult to find carrier space for containers this year.
19 Dec 2018
There are just 100 days to go until the UK exits the European Union, with British businesses "watching in horror" as the country lurches towards the worst case scenario — leaving the EU with no deal.
12 Dec 2018
The latest deal reached between Britain’s Theresa May government and the European Union has failed to win any political support, and Brexit contingency planning suggests the private sector is assuming all trade with the EU will be on World Trade Organization terms, regarded as a worst-case scenario.
20 Nov 2018
Trying to prepare for something as significant and as unclear as Britain's exit from the European Union is not easy for supply chains that only work with a clear understanding of what is required for each step of the logistics process.
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