The share of US imports from China compared to all Asia imports plunged roughly 6 percentage points between February and April amid COVID-19 lockdowns in Shenzhen and Shanghai.
20 Apr 2022
Key ports in Asia are closely watching the impact of COVID-19 lockdowns in China and taking steps to ensure their gateways don’t begin to suffer congestion and delays as a result.
08 Mar 2022
The first-ever China-Europe express ocean service connecting just two ports is a move by Hapag-Lloyd to reduce its exposure to heavily congested North European hubs.
22 Feb 2022
Growing demand for e-commerce is behind forwarder moves to lock in controlled air freight capacity on Asia-US routes, with a particular focus on Vietnam.
15 Feb 2022
Strong demand and constrained air freight capacity on the Asia-US trade lane has prompted Flexport to secure a strategic agreement to increase access to space on the trans-Pacific.
28 Jan 2022
The creativity of service providers is being tested as COVID-19 infections continue to spread around Asia and disrupt regional supply lines.
18 Jan 2022
Singapore-based drayage technology provider Haulio has landed an investment that it plans to use to grow its footprint in Southeast Asia.
29 Dec 2021
The latest move by intra-Asia regional carriers and feeder operators to add new connections with India comes amid a buoyant export market there and a sourcing shift toward Vietnam.
15 Dec 2021
The growth in air freight on the trans-Pacific to move auto parts, footwear, and apparel has been significant this year as US shippers try to circumvent the ocean congestion that is delaying imports from Asia.
06 Oct 2021
Zim believes the efficiencies provided by its digital forwarding offering will help North American small and medium-sized businesses better manage shipments in the heavily disrupted trans-Pacific market.
24 Sep 2021
Delays in Vietnamese production amid sky-high consumer demand in North America could create a surge in volume when factories reopen, putting even more pressure on already overwhelmed trans-Pacific supply chains.
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