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Apr 9, 2024

4-6 min read

The Impact and Recovery of the Port of Baltimore

Discover how the Port of Baltimore swiftly responds to recent challenges, its recovery strategies, and the global trade impacts, ensuring resilience in turbulent times.

Apr 9, 2024

3-5 min read

Maersk's Return to the Panama Canal

Discover the strategic timing behind Maersk's return to Panama Canal transits, shedding light on its impact on global trade dynamics and logistics.

Apr 8, 2024

3-5 min read

Asia-Europe Freight Rate Hikes: Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, and MSC Updates for April 2024

Stay informed about recent tariff adjustments by major shipping companies like Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, and MSC affecting Asia-Europe routes. Compare updated rates quickly and effortlessly with Freightify, ensuring smooth customer quoting processes.

Apr 4, 2024

5-7 min read

US East Coast Imports Surge by 23%, Prompting Transpacific Capacity Boost as Rates Double, On-Time Performance Slips

This article discusses the surge in capacity deployment in the trans-Pacific trades in response to heightened demand, particularly as US East Coast imports increase. It explores the implications for carriers, the challenges faced in maintaining schedule reliability, and the strategic initiatives taken by major players like Maersk to navigate the evolving market dynamics.

Apr 4, 2024

4-6 min read

Derouting via African Tips Soars Emissions to 230 Million Tons, Yet Falling Carbon Prices: What this means for Shippers and Forwarders?

The container shipping industry faces a paradox of rising CO2 emissions owing to the derouting via African Tips following the Red Sea turmoils amidst falling carbon costs. This article delves into the implications, challenges, and imperative for decisive action in navigating the intersection of environmental sustainability and economic viability.

Apr 3, 2024

3-4 min read

Updated Freight Rates from April 8, 2024: Europe to Far East/Middle East Gulf

Explore the updated freight rates announced by MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, effective from April 8, 2024, for trade routes from Northern Europe, Mediterranean, and Black Sea to Far East and Middle East Gulf ports. Understand the implications of these adjustments on shippers and businesses, along with key points to note regarding applicability and charges.

Apr 3, 2024

4-5 min read

Response and Resilience in the Wake of the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse

Read about the aftermath of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse and the proactive responses from major shipping companies like Hapag-Lloyd and MSC. Explore updates on cargo rerouting, booking suspensions, and contingency plans as these companies strive to minimize disruptions and ensure the safety of shipments amidst unforeseen circumstances.

Apr 3, 2024

3-4 min read

New Rates for Far East - South Africa Corridors

Maersk announces changes to Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) and Congestion Fee Destination (CFD) for shipments from Far East Asia to South Africa. Learn about the effective dates, scope, and container size/type affected by these revisions.

Apr 3, 2024

4-5 min read

New Rate Increase from Asia to Europe from April 2024

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company announces adjustments in freight rates and surcharges for shipping goods from Asia to various European regions, effective from April 1 to April 14, 2024. Learn about the origin ports, destination regions, rates, and included surcharges in this update.

Apr 3, 2024

3-4 min read

Why did Maersk decrease its PSS for India - North America Corridors?

Maersk announces a decrease in Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for the India-Middle East-Africa-North America trade route, effective from March 14, 2024. The decision to reduce PSS appears to be in response to CMA CGM's postponement of surcharges and shippers' reluctance to accept new cost increases amid a stabilized rate structure.

Apr 3, 2024

3-4 min read

Hapag Lloyd announces New Rates from Asia to Latin America from April 1st, 2024

Hapag Lloyd announces new shipping rates effective April 1, 2024, from Asia to Latin America. The increase in rates for various container types necessitates strategic adjustments in pricing and supply chain management. Explore the challenges and collaborative approaches for navigating the evolving international trade landscape.

Mar 26, 2023

4-5 min read

CMA-CGM announces "the more you ship, greater your rewards" program: But what's the catch?

SEA REWARD rewards you more for shipping more, based on a simple principle. Customers get Nautical Miles for their first booking via SpotOn, CMA CGM's online quote channel. Customers can use these miles to lower future bills as they advance to the program's four levels: Lieutenant, Captain, Master, and Admiral. But what meets more than the eye?

Mar 26, 2024

3-4 min read

India - US Freight Cost Impacts in 2024 and How Forwarders Have Remarkably Shifted the Narrative As Compared to Earlier!

Explore how the forwarders have changed the way the disruption is getting handled in India-US trade this time around where forwarders have done what's not done before, and shippers have become more aware of what's happening in the market and the dependencies being faced

Mar 25, 2024

4-6 min read

DB Schenker’s Strong Performance Amidst Deutsche Bahn's Logistics Unit’s Sale Talks

Amidst deliberations over the sale of Deutsche Bahn’s logistics’ subsidiary, DB Schenker, discover the remarkable profitability of DB Schenker, juxtaposed against Deutsche Bahn's strategic infrastructure investments and market dynamics. and learn more about the company's resilience and future outlook.

Mar 25, 2024

4-6 min read

Impact of Red Sea Crisis on Europe-based Ocean Freight Corridors

Explore the ramifications of the Red Sea crisis on Europe-based ocean freight corridors, analyzing challenges faced by shipping companies and strategies for mitigating financial impacts.

Mar 20, 2024

5-6 min read

Global ocean carrier schedule reliability up by a huge 19.5%, marking a significant leap from 42.6% to 62.1% in 2024

Ocean carrier schedule reliability soars 19.5% to 62.1% in 2024! Dive into the details & discover how shipping efficiency has hit new peaks. Discover how the industry navigates through turbulent waters amidst the Red Sea crisis and Chinese New Year fluctuations.

Mar 18, 2024

5-8 min read

Michael S.Nielsen, advisor at Freightify, asks "How prepared are you for the next disruption?"

This content piece by Michael S. Nielsen, Advisor at Freightify, delves into the importance of readiness and adaptability in the logistics industry, particularly in response to disruptions like the Red Sea crisis. It emphasizes the significance of staying informed, leveraging digital tools, and fostering community collaboration to navigate challenges effectively.

Mar 12, 2024

2-3 min read

Maersk Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) Announcement: Far East Asia to East Coast South America

Stay informed about Maersk's Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) revisions for shipments from Far East Asia to East Coast South America. Effective from March 15th to March 31st, 2024, this announcement outlines tariff levels and important notes for all Dry containers.

Mar 12, 2024

3-4 min read

CMA CGM Announces New FAK Rate Updates for Europe to Latin America & the Caribbean

Stay updated with the latest Freight All Kinds (FAK) rate updates from CMA CGM for shipments from Europe to Latin America & the Caribbean. Effective from April 1st, 2024, this announcement covers FAK rates for North Europe, West Mediterranean, and East Mediterranean.

Mar 12, 2024

3-4 min read

Rates Increase from Mediterranean to Latin America

Stay informed about the latest rate increase from Hapag-Lloyd for shipments from the Mediterranean to Latin America (excluding Mexico). Effective from April 1, 2024, this announcement covers adjustments for both Dry and Reefer containers.

Mar 12, 2024

3-5 min read

Rate Increase from North Europe to Latin America

Stay informed about the latest rate increase from Hapag-Lloyd for shipments from North Europe to Latin America (excluding Mexico). Effective from April 1, 2024, this announcement covers adjustments for both Dry and Reefer containers.

Mar 12, 2024

3-5 min read

Rates Increase from North Europe to India, Pakistan, Red Sea, and Arabian Gulf

Learn about the latest rate increase from Hapag-Lloyd for shipments from North Europe to India, Pakistan, Red Sea, and Arabian Gulf effective from March 14, 2024. This announcement covers adjustments for both 20' and 40' Dry containers, including High Cube equipment.

Mar 8, 2024

4-6 min read

What drove the performance of the top ports in 2023?

Explore the standout performances and leading indicators that shaped port operations in 2023, from the dominance of Asia-Pacific ports to the resilience of European and U.S. ports amidst economic challenges. Gain insights into the global maritime trade landscape and its implications for stakeholders navigating the evolving trade environment.

Mar 5, 2024

5-7 min read

Making the case for the rise of the SME Forwarder

This is a case for the rise of SME forwarders in the context of near sourcing and shorter supply chains, based on insights from a McKinsey report on geopolitics and global trade.

Mar 5, 2024

3-4 min read

Maersk Implements Revised Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for April 2024

Maersk, a leading player in the shipping industry, implements a revised Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF) for April 2024, reflecting responses to fuel price fluctuations. Platts' fuel price index for 0.5% Sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) was utilized for calculation, with an average bunker price of $593.26 per ton considered. Read about the calculation basis, comparison with previous rates, and implementation details.

Mar 5, 2024

3-4 min read

Felixstowe Port Introduces New Charges Effective April 1st, 2024

Felixstowe Port, a vital maritime trade hub in the UK, introduces new charges effective April 1st, 2024, for imports and exports. Charges include Port Security/ISPS, Port Infrastructure, and Port Entry fees. These charges, per container, are applied to customers utilizing customs clearance services. Read about the implications and key points to note regarding these charges.

Mar 5, 2024

3-5 min read

Maersk Implements Revised Emissions Surcharge for Q2 2024

Maersk implements a revised Emissions Surcharge (EMS/ESS) for the second quarter of 2024, effective from April 1, 2024. The surcharge aligns with the average price of European Union Allowance (EUA) from EUA Daily Future (ice.com) and applies to bookings involving Load Port and/or Discharge Port countries within the EU/EEA. Learn about the calculation basis, implementation details, exemptions, and tariff values for Q2 2024.

Mar 5, 2024

3-4 min read

MSC Now Expands Equipment Imbalance Surcharge to Transatlantic Routes, Beyond Mediterranean Europe

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company expands the Equipment Imbalance Surcharge (EBS) to Transatlantic routes beyond Mediterranean Europe, effective from April 1, 2024. Learn about the new freight rates, additional charges, and implementation details for various trade routes between WMED, ADRIATIC, NWC, SCANBALTIC, and destinations in the USA, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico.

Mar 5, 2024

2-3 min read

PSS from Hapag Lloyd for Shipments from Spain, Italy, Egypt, and Türkiye to Middle East and Indian Subcontinent

Hapag Lloyd announces a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for shipments from Spain, Italy, Egypt, and Türkiye to the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent (ISC), effective from March 4, 2024. The surcharge, applicable to all dry cargo shipments, entails USD 200 per 20’ Standard Container, USD 200 per 40’ Standard Container, and USD 200 per 40' High Cube Container. Learn about the geographical scope, purpose, and implications of the PSS.

Mar 4, 2024

6-7 min read

2024 Transpacific Trade: What Are the 4 Areas Freight Pricing Experts Caution Against?

Meta Discover the key areas freight pricing experts caution against in Transpacific trade for 2024. Discover expert insights on assessing and implementing the most effective cost-saving strategies to optimize operations, enhance profitability, and navigate the complexities of the global supply chain landscape with confidence

Feb 28, 2024

2-3 min read

Empty Equipment Imbalance charge for IntraMed Region!

MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) announces comprehensive revisions to its Empty Equipment Imbalance charges for the IntraMed region in response to recent geopolitical developments and evolving demand imbalances across global ports. Learn about the scope, origin and destination ranges, and cargo types affected by the rate adjustments.

Feb 27, 2024

2-3 min read

Some hope for smooth transit in Red Sea from Hapag Lloyd?

Hapag Lloyd announces the launch of Türkiye Red Sea Feeder Service (TRS), offering efficient cargo transit between Southern Türkiye and the Red Sea starting from March 2024. Explore the feeder rotation overview and details of the inaugural port call of vessel LEYLA KALKAVAN V.001E at Iskenderun, TR on March 3, 2024.

Feb 27, 2024

2- 3 min read

Shipping within the Red Sea Routes? A new PSS is coming up

CMA CGM introduces Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) effective from March 1st, 2024, for cargo shipments from various origins in Europe to destinations in India, the Middle East Gulf, Djibouti, and Yemen. Learn about the origin and destination ranges, applicable cargo types, and surcharge amounts under this update aimed at maintaining reliable and efficient services in global shipping.

Feb 27, 2024

2-3 min read

Shipping from Indian Sub Continent to Europe? Look out for the rate increase!

Hapag Lloyd announces an increase in ocean tariff rates for 20' and 40' Dry containers, including High Cube equipment, from the Indian Subcontinent to various countries in North Europe effective from sailings starting on March 6, 2024. Learn about the geographical scope, cargo types affected, and the rationale behind this adjustment aimed at reflecting current market conditions.

Feb 27, 2024

2-3 min read

Shipping from Europe to Mediterranean? New Surcharges are here

CMA CGM announces a Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) revision effective from March 15th, 2024, for cargo shipments from North Europe (excluding Portugal & Spain) to the Mediterranean area, Adriatic, Black Sea region, and North Africa (excluding Morocco). Learn about the origin and destination ranges, applicable cargo types, and surcharge amounts under this revision.

Feb 27, 2024

2-3 min read

Postponement of Rate Increase by CMA CGM from Europe to USA?

CMA CGM announces Rate Restoration Initiative 3 (RRI03) update, affecting cargo movement from North Europe and the Mediterranean to the USA, Canada, and Mexico, effective April 1st, 2024, after postponing from March 1st, 2024. Learn about the scope and rate adjustments under RRI03.

Feb 27, 2024

2-3 min read

Shipping from Asia to South America? Here comes the March's Peak Season Surcharges

Maersk announces a revision in Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for shipments originating from Far East Asia (excluding Taiwan China) to East Coast South America for dry container cargo, effective from March 1st, 2024 to March 31st, 2024.

Feb 20, 2024

3-4 min read

A new rate announced from North America to Asia following the imbalanced trade dynamics

Learn about the Operational Recovery Surcharge (OCR) introduced by Hapag Lloyd for shipments from North America's East and Gulf coasts to various Asian destinations effective from February 16, 2024. This surcharge aims to address operational challenges faced by routes with lower demand in the shipping industry, mitigating financial strain amid evolving market conditions.

Feb 20, 2024

2-3 min read

Shipping from Far East to the African Continents? New Rates announced!

Learn about the new peak season surcharge rates introduced by Maersk for shipping from Far East Asia to African destinations including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Mauritius effective from February 15th, 2024 and additional charges from February 24,2024

Feb 20, 2024

2-3 min read

Surcharge Resembling Panama Canal Water Levels Hits South American Port

Hamburg Süd & Maersk announce the introduction of a Low Water Additional surcharge (LWA BARG) in response to reduced water levels along the Paraguay River. Effective February 2023, this surcharge applies to containers to/from Paraguay, mitigating operational challenges

Feb 20, 2024

4-5 min read

Upcoming Rate Increases Across Major European Ports: As Anticipated by Freightify's Spot Rate Trends

Explore recent rate restoration initiatives by leading ocean carriers in response to spot rate trends of Freightify and profitability challenges in specific trade lanes. Learn about CMA CGM's Rate Restoration Initiative 3 and MSC's adjustments, effective from March 1st, 2024.

Feb 16, 2024

2 min read

Shipping from Asia to Latin America? New PSS is coming up

Discover the latest Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) and General Rate Increase (GRI) adjustments for shipping from Far East Asia to East Coast South America. Stay informed about rate revisions by global carriers like Maersk and Hapag Lloyd, effective from February 14, 2024.

Feb 12, 2024

2-3 min read

Shipping from India and Pakistan to North America? Hapag announces a whopping new GRI

Stay informed about Hapag Lloyd's latest General Rate Increase (GRI) for shipments originating from India and Pakistan to various destinations in North America. Get details on the increase amount and effective dates, and ensure you're prepared for the adjustment in container shipping rates.

Feb 12, 2024

2-3 min read

Shipping from Mediterranean to America? New charges as the effect of Red Sea Crisis

Learn about the latest charges introduced as a result of the Red Sea Crisis affecting shipping routes from the Mediterranean to destinations in America. Understand the Equipment Imbalance Surcharge (EBS) and its impact on trade routes, along with insights from industry experts like Lars Jensen. Stay informed to navigate the evolving landscape of international shipping.

Feb 12, 2024

2-3 min read

Shipping from India and Pakistan? Avoid these costly fees

Stay ahead of costly booking cancellation and weight deviation fees announced by Hapag Lloyd for exports from India and Pakistan. Effective dates and fee details provided. Stay informed to manage shipping expenses and ensure smooth export operations.

Feb 9, 2024

3-5 min read

Latin America Ocean Freight Market Update January 2024

Stay ahead in the Latin America freight market with expert insights and updates on economic outlook, shipping dynamics, and port situations. Enhance your logistics strategy for seamless operations.

Feb 9, 2024

3-5 min read

North America Ocean Freight Market Update January 2024

Explore the shifting dynamics of the freight industry in 2024, including challenges and opportunities across air freight, ocean freight, customs brokerage, logistics diversification, industry developments, and regulatory changes. Stay informed to navigate the seas of change effectively.

Feb 9, 2024

3-5 min read

Europe Ocean Freight Market Update January 2024

Explore the unprecedented challenges faced by freight forwarders in 2023, including higher freight costs, regulatory changes in the EU and UK, and the economic uptick for ocean freight carriers. Gain insights into strategic imperatives and suggestions for the future to navigate the complex regulatory landscape effectively.

Feb 9, 2024

3-5 min read

How can you increase your business as a freight forwarder?

Explore the bustling world of small to medium-sized freight forwarders in 2024, where every inquiry represents a crucial intersection demanding strategic navigation. Delve into the prevailing trends, the strategic advantages of digital storefronts, and the role of digital marketplaces in shaping forwarders' pursuit of new business and sustained growth.

Feb 1, 2024

5 min read

What goes beyond the headlines of Red Sea Crisis? Lars Jensen notes Carriers managed to reverse from Low Rates to Profitable Tight Capacity – But what's the full picture?

Discover the latest insights by Lars Jensen where you explore the impact of the Red Sea crisis, regional rate changes vs global patterns, and the significance of assessing individual trade lanes. Gain valuable perspectives on global shipping dynamics tailored for Small and medium enterprise forwarders, backed by Freightify's spot rate indexing analysis.

Jan 31, 2024

3-5 min read

What are the Container Shipping Carrier Warnings for 2024 for Freight Forwarders?

Explore the intricacies of carrier warnings in 2024, offering insights for freight forwarders to navigate global supply chain complexities. From shifting alliances to security threats, discover strategic maneuvers amid turbulent waters.

Jan 25, 2024

2-3 min read

Wave of Blank Sailings from Asia to US West and East Coasts by MSC

Explore the implications of MSC's recent surge in blank sailings on Asia-US Transpacific routes ahead of the Chinese New Year. As the industry anticipates seasonal surcharges, learn about the potential capacity crunch in US West and East Coasts. While MSC assures contingency plans, concerns over schedule reliability persist, urging forwarders to diversify carrier portfolios for resilient supply chains amid ongoing disruptions

Jan 25, 2024

2-3 min read

New Blank Sailings from Asia to Europe by MSC

Explore MSC's strategic capacity adjustments during the Chinese New Year period on Asia-Europe routes and the contrasting communication on the Asia-North Europe corridor. Stay informed on transpacific route dynamics, crucial for understanding cost impacts. Stay tuned for updates on MSC's management of transpacific trade lanes

Jan 25, 2024

2-3 min read

New Blank Sailings for Asia/Middle East/Oceania

Explore MSC's strategic adjustments in blank sailings on the Intra-Asia Pacific trade lane ahead of the Chinese New Year period. While this situation appears less impacted than other trade lanes, anticipate a capacity crunch and potential seasonal surcharges. Despite blank sailings, MSC assures customers of ongoing bookings with contingency plans in progress, awaiting updates on alternate services.

Jan 25, 2024

2-3 min read

New Costs for Shipments through Panama Canal

Discover the latest shifts in Panama's shipping landscape as new costs for shipments take center stage in 2024. Uncover the implications for freight forwarders and stay ahead of the curve amidst evolving logistics dynamics.

Jan 25, 2024

10-15 min read

Top 5 Air Cargo Trends Every Freight Forwarder Must Know in 2024

Stay ahead in the air cargo industry with top trends for 2024. Explore global manufacturing and trade shifts, inflation impact, and regional insights. Dive into performance data for Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. Gain strategic insights for forwarders on capacity management, market focus, risk mitigation, and cost management. Navigate the skies with resilience and efficiency using AI-powered solutions

Jan 24, 2024

5-7 min read

Carrier Reliability Amid Blank Sailings—What's Ahead in 2024?

Plan your supplier relationships and market strategy with exclusive access to the insights on carrier reliability, schedule analysis based on current market trends, and fluctuations in freight costs with demand and capacity challenges expected for 2024. Stay ahead in the dynamic maritime landscape.

Jan 23, 2024

8-10 min read

Navigating Challenges on the Far East to Europe Trade Route: Strategic Planning Insights for 2024

Explore crucial insights and strategies for freight forwarders navigating challenges on the Far East to Europe trade route in 2024. From industry dynamics to carrier selection, discover how to optimize logistics operations and stay resilient in the face of evolving market conditions.

Jan 23, 2024

8-10 min read

Navigating Transatlantic Trade in 2024: Strategic Insights for Forwarders

Explore the intricacies of the Transatlantic trade route in 2024, analyzing carrier dynamics, market challenges, and strategic considerations. Learn how freight forwarders can navigate disruptions, optimize logistics, and stay resilient amid evolving industry trends.

Jan 23, 2024

4-6 min read

Gemini Alliance: Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd Chart a New Course within Global Shipping

Explore the transformative impact of the Maersk-Hapag-Lloyd alliance, known as the "Gemini Cooperation," on global shipping dynamics. From a 90% schedule reliability pledge to ambitious decarbonization goals, learn how this strategic partnership is reshaping the maritime industry. Understand the implications for freight forwarders, including potential monopolistic concerns, and gain insights on staying agile in this evolving maritime landscape

Jan 22, 2024

5-6 min read

Ocean Carrier Strategies in 2024: Decoding Market Turbulence and Capacity Dynamics

Explore how major shipping lines are strategically positioning themselves amidst market uncertainties, with insights into orderbook coverage, capacity planning, and multifaceted strategies to address challenges. Dive into the dynamic landscape of the container shipping industry and gain valuable insights into carriers' approaches for sustained growth in a volatile market.

Jan 22, 2024

10-12 min read

Must-Attend Events for Freight Forwarders in 2024 [Full Details Included]

Curated list of conferences with fixed 1-1 business meetings, extensive networking and serving different niche categories of freight forwarding

Jan 22, 2024

3-5 min read

10 Handy Strategies for Forwarders for Maximizing Profits in 2024

Here is the essential guide for freight forwarders to maximize profits in 2024 with 10 actionable strategies

Jan 22, 2024

5-6 min read

How Do Red Sea Tensions Impact Forwarders depending on Asian Markets such as India, China & Korea?

Explore the impact of the Red Sea crisis on Asia's freight sector. From disruptions in established shipping routes to strategic responses in India, China, and Korea, uncover the challenges and alternatives shaping the intricate landscape of global trade.

Jan 22, 2024

5-6 min read

How do Red Sea Tensions Impact Freight Forwarders depending on the US Markets?

Explore the ripple effects of Red Sea tensions on the U.S. shipping industry, including regulatory responses, rising freight rates, and strategic considerations. Stay informed to adapt and optimize your supply chain strategies.

Jan 22, 2024

5-6 min read

How do Red Sea Tensions Impact Freight Forwarders depending on the European Union?

Explore the multifaceted repercussions of the Red Sea tensions on shipping, energy markets, and supply chains in Europe. Gain key insights for adaptive strategies, risk mitigation, and enhancing supply chain resilience.

Jan 22, 2024

8-10 min read

Decoding Transpacific Trade Dynamics in 2024: Strategies for Freight Forwarders

Explore the intricacies of the Transpacific trade route in 2024, analyzing carrier dynamics, market challenges, and strategic considerations. Learn how freight forwarders can navigate disruptions, optimize logistics, and stay resilient amid evolving industry trends.

Jan 22, 2024

2-3 min read

Hapag-Lloyd Initiates GRI for India to North/South America Routes in 2024

Stay informed about Hapag-Lloyd's groundbreaking General Rate Increase (GRI) for shipping routes from India/Middle East to Latin America and North America, effective January 22, 2024, and February 10, 2024, respectively. Explore the detailed adjustments and how they address market challenges amid the Red Sea crisis and Lunar New Year.

Jan 22, 2024

3-4 min read

Port Congestion Woes: Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, and CMA CGM Implement Peak Season Surcharges for Douala Shipments

Discover how major carriers, including Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, and CMA CGM, are addressing the challenges of port congestion at Douala Port, Cameroon. Learn about the Peak Season Surcharges (PSS) and rate updates effective from January 29, 2024, aimed at ensuring seamless services amid operational delays.

Jan 22, 2024

2-3 min read

Maersk's Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for F4R Trade Routes: Impact on India, the Middle East and Africa

Discover Maersk's strategic move for 2024 as they introduce the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) for F4R trade routes, impacting shipments from India, the Middle East, and Africa. Explore the details of this crucial update and how it influences container tariffs.

Dec 13, 2023

6-7 min read

2024 EU ETS Charges: Key Insights from Every Carrier

Navigate 2024 with informed choices! Stay updated on the EU ETS surcharges announced by ocean carriers to be implemented from January 2024

Dec 12, 2023

4-5 min read

Panama Canal Surcharge Dec 2023: Insights for Freight Forwarders

Stay informed on the Panama Canal surcharge impact with latest carrier updates. Check inside for insightful planning for freight forwarders in the face of reduced transits and increased waiting times

Dec 12, 2023

7-9 min read

EU ETS 2024: The Essential Guide for Forwarders

Know every essential information a freight forwarder needs to stay informed on the EU ETS surcharge launch, European Commission regulations, upcoming rate announcements, and insights for seamless operations. Ocean carriers are set to implement changes from January 2024. Stay ahead with valuable updates

Dec 12, 2023

5-7 min read

South Africa Port Congestions: Impact on Costs and Way Ahead

Shipping to South Africa? Learn why Port Congestion Surcharges hit South Africa, carrier updates on freight costs from December 2023, and how South African ports are mitigating impact.

Dec 12, 2023

4-5 min read

New Surcharges Alert: South Africa Port Congestion in Dec 2023

Check out which ocean freight Carriers have announced Port Congestion Surcharges for South Africa applicable from December 2023.

Dec 12, 2023

4-5 min read

ZIM Relaunches ZEX: Fastest Transpacific Voyage Amidst Panama Restrictions

ZIM relaunches ZEX service, a cost-efficient option for fast transit from Far East to North America amid Panama Canal restrictions. Forwarders, explore this alternative now!

Dec 12, 2023

3-4 min read

Maersk's January 2024 Rate Increase Alert: Why the GRI?

Explore country-wise surcharge details added by Maersk applicable from January 2024 amidst the capacity challenges and adapt your strategy amidst industry challenges.

Dec 12, 2023

2 min read

Nov 2023 Rate Increase Alert: PSS on Far East Asia to West Coast South America Routes!

Stay ahead with crucial insights into the upcoming GRIs from ocean freight carriers on the Far East Asia to West Coast South America trade lane in Dec 2023. Act now to secure your logistics success.

Dec 12, 2023

2 min read

Dec 2023 Rate Increase Alert: GRI on North Europe to Asia Routes!

Stay ahead with crucial insights into the upcoming GRIs from ocean freight carriers on the North Europe to Asia trade lane in Dec 2023. Act now to secure your logistics success.

Dec 12, 2023

2 min read

Dec 2023 Rate Increase Alert: GRI on North America to Asia Routes!

Stay ahead with crucial insights into the upcoming GRIs from ocean freight carriers on the North America to Asia trade lane in Dec 2023. Act now to secure your logistics success.

Dec 12, 2023

2 min read

Dec 2023 Rate Increase Alert: GRI on Asia to the Mediterranean & North Africa Routes!

Stay ahead with crucial insights into the upcoming GRIs from ocean freight carriers on the Asia to Mediterranean and North Africa trade lane in Dec 2023. Act now to secure your logistics success.

Dec 12, 2023

2 min read

Dec 2023 Rate Increase Alert: GRI on Asia to South America Routes!

Stay ahead with crucial insights into the upcoming GRIs from ocean freight carriers on the Asia to South America trade lane in Dec 2023. Act now to secure your logistics success.

Dec 12, 2023

2 min read

Dec 2023 Rate Increase Alert: GRI on Asia to North America Routes!

Stay ahead with crucial insights into the upcoming GRIs on the Asia to North America trade lane from ocean freight carriers in Dec 2023. Act now to secure your logistics success.

Dec 12, 2023

2 min read

Dec 2023 Rate Increase Alert: GRI on Asia to Europe Routes!

Navigate the Asia to Europe GRI updates for December 2023 with key insights from CMA CGM, Hapag Lloyd, and MSC. Act fast to keep your logistics on course. Explore now!

Dec 12, 2023

4 min read

DP World's Arctic Deal with Rosatom: Forwarding's Next Frontier?

Explore the future of global trade as DP World and Rosatom revolutionize the Northern Sea Route. Navigate economic opportunities, geopolitical challenges, and position your forwarding business in the forefront of Arctic shipping.