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Asia/Europe: Surge In Demand Causing Ocean Capacity Issues

Ocean freight volumes from Asia have recently spiked following the relaxing of restrictions across Europe, which has resulted in heavy pressure on capacity and…

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China – Air Congestion & Rates Push Clients To Ocean

Congestion issues in China, along with record high rates, are pushing UK importers away from air freight and towards the longer transits of ocean freight.

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PPE Driving Air Freight Rates Up

The increase in demand for PPE equipment, coupled with the restrictions on passenger flights, have resulted in air freight rates continuing to rise over recent…

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UK Warehouses Reaching Full Capacity

According to a survey by the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA), published last week, the majority of nationwide warehouses are operating at full capacity…

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Blank Sailings Maintaining Asia Rate Levels

Despite the reduction in volumes in the Asia/Europe market, carriers appear to be succeeding in keeping rates up, which may be partly due to the uncertainty in…

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Asia Air Rates Showing First Signs Of Softening

Following what has been an unprecedented period for air freight cargo, last week produced the first signs that air freight rates from Asia to Europe may be…

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European Road Market To Take Coronavirus Hit

The road freight market seems very likely to shrink considerably this year following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Indian Lockdown Sees Buyers Turn To China

We reported last week that the Indian lockdown is having a big impact on the movement of freight within the country and recent evidence suggests that some…

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Marine Insurance & Coronavirus Delays

Congestion at ports, airports, terminals and freight stations is apparent around the world and is likely to be a key obstacle in the recovery period that…

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Indian Lockdown Severely Impacting Logistics

The Indian coronavirus lockdown has been majorly impacting the movement of goods within the country as severe congestion builds throughout its ports, terminals…

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Modern Thinking Forwarders Critical To Recovery

Modern thinking freight forwarders are going to be critical to planning and organising the disruption that will continue over the next few weeks, and the…

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Will I get charged rent/demurrage if my warehouse is closed?

The big question this week is whether British importers will be charged rent/demurrage if their cargo arrives during lock-down.

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An inside look at Booking Trends

There's plenty of negative news for obvious reasons and quite frankly, it's a daunting time for our economy, but with recent government pledges, we can at…

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More Air Cancellations But Essential Goods Moving

Emirates SkyCargo announced On Friday that they are reducing their UK capacity further from this Wednesday.

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