South America

South America

13 Jul 2021
Digital forwarders and investors are eyeing an underserved Latin American market with a combination of service models that have found success in other markets and local expertise that is difficult to replicate for outsiders.
12 Jul 2021
MPVs are booked through the summer, but improving charter rates are not yet sufficient to support newbuildings, analysts say.
28 Jun 2021
North European port congestion will last through the summer, and carriers are adjusting their regional rotations to offset the delays.
28 Jun 2021
Refrigerated containers have become so scarce on the north–south North America–Latin America trade that shippers are signing guaranteed volume contracts with carriers, who in some cases are canceling spot cargo bookings because they cannot provide the equipment.
22 Jun 2021
Restraint in ship orders over the past few years has been discarded in 2021, with ships over 14,000 TEU now dominating the orderbook.
16 Jun 2021
Retailers and logistics providers are utilizing technology offerings from such providers as Bringg to expand and manage last-mile delivery options.
07 May 2021
Breakbulk freight rates are climbing, but uncertainty about new fuels, ship designs, and the long-term strength of the market are holding back orders for new ships.
03 May 2021
Rates are increasing again on the Asia-East Coast of South America trade even as South American importers are facing a longer wait getting products from Asia.  
28 Apr 2021
The rise of Amazon, Flexport, and other digitally native logistics providers has forced midmarket and enterprise forwarders to upgrade their visibility, analytics, and user interface tools, a mandate Logixboard has oriented its software around.
22 Apr 2021
Ongoing congestion and delays on the US West Coast have led Hapag-Lloyd to temporarily halt bookings for all cargoes due there from Latin America as carriers announced general rate increases on the trade.
09 Apr 2021
Although trade between the US and Latin America has been spared the severe disruptions seen on the US West Coast, sources say PortMiami has seen vessel unloading times spike because of ships arriving one to two days late.