The low season for freight transport was short-lived. In addition to the improvement over last year, airlines quickly reduced capacity to meet declining summer demand. Although transport capacity increased by 29% in 2021 compared to 2020, it remains at -18% globally compared to 2019. Keep in mind that at present the resumption of intercontinental [...]
The port of Ningbo (China) will close a large terminal after a case of Covid contamination was detected at a dock worker. The global supply chain is therefore under new pressure.
This is the second time that a major Chinese port has been forced to close due to the coronavirus. The port of Yantian, near the southern metropolis of Shenzhen, had to close for nearly a month from the end of May. As a result, the goods had to be returned to warehouses and factories and [...]
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The non-availability of containers in Asia is becoming a major problem for the sea freight. The main cause of this shortage is the coronavirus, which resulted in a series of events. Activities in Asia were highly reduced from April to June. Shipping lines have therefore reduced the number of their ships, so as not [...]
Very interesting article about the digitization of the customs process, that we proudly have participated for the test ! https://www.transportjournal.com/en/home/news/artikeldetail/paperless-in-the-suisse-romande.html