Air freight industry failed its high-paying customers in a fourth quarter of ‘complete mayhem’

The fourth quarter of last year was “complete mayem”, as an unprepared air cargo industry failed its customers.
Russi Batliwala, CEO of Chapman Freeborn, berated the “unreliable” air cargo industry for letting down shippers, who were also forced to pay high rates.
Claiming the industry had failed, he told delegates at Air Cargo India in Mumbai this morning: “The fourth quarter was complete mayhem. Availability was extremely limited. We’ve got people like ...

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HMM poised to launch independent high-speed Asia-North Europe service

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is set to launch a new Asia-North Europe loop in April independent of its slot charter and slot and swap agreement with the 2M alliance, despite the cooperation deal having over two years still to run.
According to an industry source the first sailing of HMM’s new Asia-Europe Express (AEX) will be on 9 April with the service deploying panamax containerships of around 5,000 teu capacity.
HMM aims ...

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Indian government urges air cargo industry to speak out as it readies for a digital revolution

The Indian government has urged the air cargo industry and its shippers to tell it what it needs, promising to be a “silent partner”.
Vandana Aggarwal, economic advisor to the Minstry of Cvil Aviation, told delegates at Air Cargo India that the silence from the two parties had been “deafening”.
“I can learn from you where you think things need to change,” she said.
“Slow and steady stpes by the government may not ...

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GMB union claims it warned KFC that DHL would fail its supply chain

The GMB has slammed KFC for what it described as a “penny-pinching” decision to award DHL its distribution contract, with the union claiming it had warned the 3PL would not be up to the job.
Nearly two thirds of KFC branches in the UK were forced to close yesterday after delivery problems led to a mass chicken shortage.
This morning, the company’s website suggested the problem had intensified, resulting in further closures, ...

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Blockchain explained through college basketball

There should be no shame in anyone admitting they don’t fully understand blockchain… frankly, here at The Loadstar we were still trying to get our heads round it until we came across this great explainer from US trucking news site Freightwaves, which is also the manager of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). “One of the things that we get asked regularly by people who are not involved is to ...

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New York Shipping Exchange appoints four new board members

The New York Shipping Exchange (NYSHEX) has appointed four new members to its board and launched a governing member council.
Two of the new appointments come from carrier members, while the other two are shipper members.
Chief commercial officer at CMA CGM America Nick Fafoutis and senior vice president for Hapag-Lloyd in North America Donald David join as the two carrier members.
While vice president for global logistics at Electrolux Bjorn Vang Jensen ...

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Supply chain firms win approval to fund degrees from apprenticeship levy schemes

A UK group of businesses have been successful in their attempt to create a work-based supply chain leadership degree apprenticeship, which can be funded from employers’ apprenticeship levy pots.
UK 3PL Uniserve said that the Supply Chain Leadership Degree Apprenticeship standard – which it had developed in conjunction with the Supply Chain Academy, Leeds Trinity University and a trailblazer employer’s group that included Sainsbury’s, Nestle, Royal Mail, United Biscuits and Siemens ...

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APL expands Eagle GO guaranteed service to 29 Asian ports

APL today announced the extension of its Eagle GO. Guaranteed service to 29 Asian ports which are called by 22 APL North America-destined services. Introduced last October with four Asian ports of origin in China and Vietnam, this ocean freight guarantee product promises equipment and vessel space that surely gets a cargo loaded and shipped across the Trans-Pacific.

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Asia-Med trade swamped by cascaded capacity, but east Med remains a beacon of hope

By next month capacity on the Asia to Mediterranean trade will have increased by almost 20% year-on-year, according to new research from Drewry, as ocean carriers ramp up the cascade of redundant tonnage from North Europe loops.
But rates on the route are under pressure. At currently around $800 per teu, container spot rates are some 5% below the level of a year ago, with weak demand post-Chinese New Year expected ...

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Tight capacity and strong demand conspire to push US trucking contract rates to new highs

Recent rises in trucking prices in the US show no signs of abating, and despite the onset of the slack season hauliers remain keen to increase contract rates even further.
“Since the middle of last year we have seen truck capacity and rates impacted due to several factors, including cost of operations and labour, chassis shortages, holiday backlogs and inclement weather conditions,” noted David Goldberg, chief executive of DHL Global Forwarding ...

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