Asia

Asia

15 Jul 2019
Older vessels and jockeying for cargo are crimping the health of the breakbulk sector, which can be seen in recent rate data.
15 Jul 2019
Software user interfaces are slowly becoming a higher priority for shippers as software vendors invest in making their systems more intuitive, but the importance of the UI depends on the role.
12 Jul 2019
While blockchain as a mechanism to speed the digitization of shipping documentation gets traction, development by a TradeLens rival will test whether systems are interoperable.
11 Jul 2019
With US import growth of only 1.4 percent from all of Asia in the first half of 2019, and a 5 percent decline in imports from China, the six blanked sailings announced for June and July could be followed by others if volume growth disappoints during the coming peak season.
11 Jul 2019
Though many ports and stakeholders have already begun using an enhanced digital collaboration platform, India has set a July 20 deadline to get the laggards in line.
10 Jul 2019
Shippers on the trans-Pacific are getting a taste of the capacity management in store as carriers try to balance capacity with slowing demand.
10 Jul 2019
India’s intra-country containerized trade has reaped the benefits since the country dropped restrictive cabotage rules a year ago, and Maersk has positioned itself to seize new opportunities.
Work slowdown hits DP World Nhava Sheva
10 Jul 2019
Crane workers Nhava Sheva International Container Terminal in India have slowed operations in recent weeks over a contract dispute, and data shows their actions are having an impact on volume flow through the facility.
10 Jul 2019
Kontainers is betting that small forwarders will gravitate toward a transaction pricing-based quoting platform to compete with the inevitable shift to freight e-commerce
09 Jul 2019
The recently signed free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam will initially be tricky to navigate for European importers, but the long-term benefits will be significant.
Asia-Europe rate push fails ahead of capacity cuts
05 Jul 2019
Expectations of slowing demand on the Asia-Europe trade have left the market with little inclination to accept carrier rate increases.