South America

South America

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.
05 Apr 2021
The MPV/HL market is on the upswing, but a lack of finance and lingering overcapacity will hold back investment in new ships.
24 Mar 2021
US resin exports are expected to see a sharp drop in the second quarter as Gulf Coast producers restart after severe February weather disrupted operations.
24 Mar 2021
FourKites has landed a $100 million funding round, led by industrial investors, to use visibility data to drive strategic supply chain insights by linking hardware and software-derived data.
17 Mar 2021
The addition of NileDutch to the Hapag-Lloyd network adds significant capacity in an expanding market.
26 Feb 2021
Container freight rates from Asia to South America have come down from record highs but are unlikely to fall any further due to sustained demand that has crimped capacity and container supply.
26 Feb 2021
One TPM21 panel speaker said it is rare that he comes across companies with good data quality even though he considers that a basic necessity, particularly when it comes to negotiating with carriers