Similar to the current market in the trans-Pacific trade, container freight rates from Asia to the East Coast of South America have been buoyed by surging consumer demand and a rush of exports leaving China ahead of Golden Week.
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23 Sep 2020
Getting the COVID-19 vaccine out to the furthest reaches of the world is going to require an immense effort from the air cargo supply chain, says IATA’s outgoing head of cargo Glyn Hughes, but it will be under his successor’s watch.
08 Sep 2020
Intense preparations are underway among logistics and air transport providers to ensure a coronavirus vaccine can be distributed around the world as soon as it is available.
27 Aug 2020
Research into finding a zero-carbon fuel capable of powering international shipping has continued even as navigating the COVID-19 pandemic consumed much of the industry’s attention in 2020.
21 Aug 2020
Stable high-and-heavy cargo volumes reduced loss margins for Wallenius Wilhelmsen as the carrier slow steams and puts 15 ships in cold layup to cut costs.
06 Aug 2020
Amazon and UTi vet Ed Feitzinger has joined ClearMetal’s board, attracted by the company’s ability to translate visibility data in better supply chain coordination between large global shippers and their customers.
31 Jul 2020
The heavy equipment manufacturer saw second-quarter sales tumble 42 percent in North America as the economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis crushed end-user demand.
31 Jul 2020
The Latin American market can leapfrog past its supply chain inefficiencies by using technology, but there’s an uphill climb to overcome inertia and differences between markets, a Chile-based forwarder told JOC Uncharted this week.
21 Jul 2020
Forwarding software provider Logixboard fine-tuned its approach in 2020 to focus on analytics and visibility and less on quoting to enable mid-market logistics companies to improve online engagement with shippers.
22 Jun 2020
While food service and the retail grocery sectors adapt to new pandemic-linked realities, consumers’ food preferences remain unchanged.
22 Jun 2020
Select blank sailings on the East Coast South America-Asia trade come as currency devaluations by both Brazil and Argentina are boosting exports to Asia, particularly of reefer cargoes, fueling an imbalance in container volumes.
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