Logistics industry applauds WTO trade facilitation agreement

The logistics community has welcomed ratification of the WTO trade facilitation agreement, describing it as a “great achievement”.
The agreement will mean trade costs cut significantly, expedited exports and more volumes.
The WTO implemented its first multilateral deal in its 21-year history after Chad, Jordan, Oman and Rwanda signed up, taking the number of member countries to 112, two more than the 110-minimum member threshold required for ratification.
Under the agreement, member nations will have ...

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Boom in cross-border e-commerce traffic could be a lifeline for air cargo

The development of cross-border e-commerce trade is set to transform logistics, with huge growth rates that could guarantee the future of the air cargo industry.
According to recent research from DHL, which describes the business as the “21st century spice trade”, cross-border retail volumes are predicted to increase at an annual average rate of 25% between 2015 and 2020 – from $300bn to $900bn, twice the pace of domestic e-commerce growth.
“Online retailers are ...

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There’s a ‘window of opportunity” for container lines to delay newbuild deliveries

Container lines should follow the example of Maersk Line and negotiate deferring new vessel deliveries.
Analyst Drewry says that with 1.6m teu of newbuild capacity scheduled for delivery this year, it would help counter the industry’s chronic over-tonnage.
“To ensure that the nascent recovery of the market is not scuppered, carriers need to smooth the supply-side pressures as much as possible, by deferring new ships and scrapping more existing units,” it said.
And with shipyard orderbooks virtually empty, Drewry says there ...

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Bullish IAG Cargo chief puts his faith in technology as revenue drops

IAG Cargo on Friday announced a 6.6% decline in commercial revenue last year.
It reported 2016 revenue of €1.02bn, with yield down 9.3% and volumes down 2.9%. However,  cargo tonne kilometres were up 3%.
IAG, which is shortly to launch a simplified online booking system, saw capacity grow 10.5% as it integrated the Aer Lingus network, and added that by adjusting the figures to reflect a directly comparable operation, commercial revenues fell 8% year-on-year.
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Established forwarders have nothing to fear from well-funded start-ups – yet

Forwarders which create value for shippers and invest in IT will be the ones that survive, delegates heard at Air Cargo Africa in Johannesburg last week.
In a nod to the recent debate between new online platforms and traditional freight forwarders, Marcel Fujike, SVP global air logistics for Kuehne + Nagel, noted that millions of dollars were “being pumped into logistics start-ups in Silicon Valley, which believe they can shake up the industry ...

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Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

A death sentence seems quite harsh for financial crime committed at work, but that is what two executives from struggling Vietnamese shipbuilder Vinashinlines received for their part in a major embezzlement.
A court found the business manager and director general of the company guilty of trousering VD260bn ($11.3m) in shipping deals between 2006 and 2008. Two others were given prison sentences.
The sentencing follows a similar case in 2012, when nine executives were ...

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DP World Southampton invests in operations

Today, DP World Southampton took delivery of eight brand new straddle carriers as part of a multi-million pound investment and modernisation programme for the container terminal.
The new machines are more fuel efficient and can perform twin lifts which will help improve the terminal’s operations and efficiency.

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‘Historic’ year for Atlas Air as profits soar, but Florida West will be grounded

Atlas Air yesterday announced an “historic year”, profits of $42.6m, up from $7.2m a year earlier.
This was on revenue of $1.8bn, which was broadly flat from the previous year.
Costs look set to spiral this year however, and the group revealed it was closing down its Florida West subsidiary.
On an adjusted basis, income from continuing operations was $114.3m, compared with $125.3m in 2015 and CEO Bill Flynn said it had been a “historic” ...

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Transpacific box carriers see new threat on the horizon as rates tumble

Container spot rates on the Asia-Europe trade held firm this week, but carriers are likely to be concerned by a decline on eastbound transpacific rates.
Today’s Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) recorded an increase of 7.3% for spot rates to North Europe to $921 per teu and a 4.5% uplift for Mediterranean ports to $882 per teu.
According to Patrik Berglund, chief executive of ocean freight pricing platform Xeneta, the average rates of contracts ...

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Analysis: CEVA wants a happy ending, and you can take that to the banks

Over the past few weeks I have had a number of conversations concerning the future of CEVA Logistics – and its very short-term financing needs.
To describe them as intriguing would be an understatement.
I am grateful to debt investors on both sides of the Atlantic who helped me investigate whether the logistics behemoth would actually manage to service its outstanding debt obligations next year, or whether a debt rollover is a ...

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