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Trade War: Box Rates Hysteria or Actual Harm?

By | on May 29, 2019 | Shipping rates, trade war

In the past two weeks, the trade war drama has been entertaining, sad, entertaining again and then just plain face-palming. We've been watching closely and monitoring our rates to report in the effect[...]

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Opinion | What Makes Freight Rates Rise and Fall?

By | on May 22, 2019 | Shipping rates

We learned long ago in science class that nothing stays the same, but clearly science never met ocean freight rates. But while evolutionary changes take millions of years, ocean freight rates seem to [...]

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Container Rates Alert: Asia-Europe Low Demand Leads to Maersk Rate Drop

By | on May 13, 2019 | Shipping rates

Amid peak season lead up, Maersk has announced that a drop in spot FAK rates can be expected on May 16th. As demand is expected to increase for the rest of 2019, Maersk sees the decrease in rates only[...]

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Case Study: How Electrolux reacts in real time to shifting market conditions

By | on Apr 09, 2019 | Supply Chain, Shipping rates, Company, Ocean freight

How do you know your business is paying what it should be for air and ocean freight? It’s a question nearly every global company asks, but the answer is sometimes elusive. At least, that’s what applia[...]

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Brexit: Hard Landing for Boxships

By | on Mar 20, 2019 | Shipping rates, Brexit

So much is going on with Brexit, that it's hard to keep all the facts and the voting straight. Prudent business executives on both sides of the Channel are planning for a hard landing. Let’s take a st[...]

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Opinion: Mega Ships Dilemma and an Economic Slowdown

By | on Feb 07, 2019 | Shipping rates, Market Observations

(IMAGE: Robyn Beck / AFP/Getty Images) Short-term container rates on the China Main ports to North Europe Main ports have seen a slight drop since the beginning of the year. However, compared to Sprin[...]

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Get Reliable Container Rates Information on Global Trade Lanes

By | on Nov 12, 2018 | Shipping rates, Procurement, Ocean freight, Data driven, tendering rounds

Last month, Michael Braun, VP, Customer Solutions at Xeneta reviewed the past quarter's ocean freight rates in a live webinar. He analyzed the main trade routes Asia - Europe (in/out), Trans-Pacific a[...]

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IMO 2020 Regulation: Fuel Transparency Key for the Industry

By | on Nov 05, 2018 | Shipping rates, Market Observations, IMO 2020

IMO 2020 is a current hot topic in our industry and one that affects all stakeholders in one way or the other. Last month, we had the pleasure to welcome Neil Dekker, Shipping Consultant, as a speaker[...]

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Container Rate Development: 2018 Year-to-Date Trans-Pacific

By | on Oct 24, 2018 | Shipping rates, Market Analysis

  This year the US trades have been dominated by the tit-for-tat trade war with China that have contributed to a significant increase in rates, however 2018 didn’t get off to the best start. In this p[...]

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Container Rate Development: 2018 Year-to-Date Far East - NW Europe

By | on Oct 19, 2018 | Shipping rates, Market Analysis

With 2019 fast approaching, Xeneta looks back over the last 12 months to highlight key developments across the industry. We will focus on the Far East - NW Europe trade in this part-1 blog post.  

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