Blogs

Transatlantic airfreight capacity improves as passenger airlines ramp up summer flights

By: Supply Chain Dive

2022-06-13

Transatlantic capacity is returning to the air cargo market as airlines ramp up their summer schedules to meet rebounding passenger demand

Carriers, shippers grapple with how to cut emissions in airfreight

By: Supply Chain Dive

2022-05-20

The airfreight industry is rolling out environmentally-minded initiatives

Manufacturing orders down, prices up amid war in Ukraine, China shutdowns

By: Supply Chain Dive

2022-04-19

Rising prices and sagging exports hurt manufacturing orders during the typically busy month of March, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine and COVID-19 shutdowns in China

Fuel surcharges loom for shippers as Ukraine crisis drives up oil prices

By: Supply Chain Dive | Jim Stinson

2022-03-11

With global oil prices jumping to over $100 per barrel on Tuesday, largely due to the war in Ukraine, shippers could see fuel surcharges as trucking fleets and small carriers pass on the costs.

Customer supply chain issues sparked lower peak volumes: carriers

By: Supply Chain Dive | Max Garland

2022-02-14

Supply chain issues limited its customers' available inventory for e-commerce orders and many shoppers went to brick-and-mortar stores to seek in-stock items.

Peak season management

By: Supply Chain Dive

2022-01-17

With the holidays, shipping has become harder with delays, surcharges and return.

Historic lows in ocean carrier reliability leave shippers looking for alternatives

By: Supply Chain Dive | Alejandra Salgado

2021-12-13

Poor schedule reliability, coupled with high consumer demand, has handed shippers and forwarders a myriad of challenges.

Top shipping nations join forces in Glasgow to develop green corridors

By: Splash247.com

2021-11-11

Today, at COP26, the major international climate summit, 19 countries – including shipping powerhouses such as the US, Japan, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, the UK and Australia – joined the first ever framework to create zero-emission ocean shipping corridors, the Clydebank Declaration for clean shipping corridors.

Are container freight rates just circling or preparing to land?

By: Splash247.com

2021-11-11

Three reasons underpin why freight rates will not fall below pre-pandemic levels but three more that suggest they will not be substantially higher after 2023, writes Daniel Richards from MSI.