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[Get Webinar] How External Factors Affect Ocean Freight Rates

By | on Mar 28, 2018 | Supply Chain, Logistics, Market Observations, Freight Quote, Procurement, Container Capacity, Ocean freight

As a procurement or logistics professional, you would be aware how ocean freight rates are volatile. There are numerous factors contributing to this price volatility in container freight rates.

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Alert: Q4'17 Short-Term Market Rates Stumbling Below Contracted Rates

By | on Oct 12, 2017 | Carriers, Market Observations, Container Capacity, Freight Costs

If you are starting up your ocean freight RFQs and preparing for the Asia-Europe negotiation period, listen carefully as this is extremely relevant as we close up on year end and enter the RFQ period.[...]

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Mega-Ships: Is Bigger Always Better?

By | on Aug 15, 2017 | Market Analysis, Container Capacity

Mega Ship. This term was coined around 2013 with the advent of Triple E series of ships of Maersk line capable of carrying 18,340 TEUs.

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How to fix the Ocean Freight Market Overcapacity Issue

By | on Jul 27, 2017 | Market Analysis, Container Capacity

Improving global demand for goods has resulted in a higher demand for global transportation. Inventory re-stocking, improved US economic conditions and Chinese demand for raw materials as well as for [...]

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