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Box lines set sights on a profitable year

Thu. 25 Jun 2020
Initial projections painted a dim prospect for container lines following the outbreak of coronavirus. But unprecedented capacity discipline has led rates to rise, and with them the potential for greater profits.

Air freight rates continue slide, especially ex-PVG

Wed. 24 Jun 2020
Shanghai to Europe prices fell last week by more than 30%, as the scramble for PPE continues to fade, with average China to Europe prices dropping by almost 19% as a whole.

EU forwarders and terminal operators call on the European Commission to end the spill over effects of generous tonnage tax for shipping on other actors of the maritime logistics chain

Tue. 23 Jun 2020
CLECAT and FEPORT, on behalf of thousands of European freight forwarders, port companies and terminals, call on the European Commission to avoid market distortions in the EU and to unbundle the activities eligible for favorable tax treatment under tonnage tax schemes.

European road freight capacity dips after all-time highs

Mon. 22 Jun 2020
On 18 June, CLECAT joined the webinar by Transporeon on road transport market developments.

Repatriation of stranded seafarers necessary for global trade

Mon. 22 Jun 2020
FIATA calls on its National Association members to take urgent action within their national jurisdictions.

Multimodal 2020: On the move to March 2021, with continuity plan in place

Fri. 19 Jun 2020
As a result of the directions provided by both Public Health England and the UK government, the organisers of Multimodal have been obliged to reschedule the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, until 23-25 March, 2021.


Wed. 17 Jun 2020
Multimodal and Freight Business Journal have joined forces to showcase 30Under30 of the industry's rising stars - as a salute to our next generation of industry leaders who have gone that extra mile and deserve their hard work to be recognised.

Continued Government Relief Measures Needed to get Airlines Through the Winter

Wed. 17 Jun 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the airline industry faces a hard winter and called on governments around the world to continue providing relief measures as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

As trade talks with Japan begin, joining the Asia Pacific trade bloc is a ‘key priority’ for the UK

Wed. 10 Jun 2020
The UK and Japan are today beginning talks for a trade deal which could boost the UK economy by £1.5bn.

Box lines announce further service cuts for Q3

Wed. 10 Jun 2020
More blank sailings, which have kept freight rates relatively firm during the Covid-19 crisis, announced for the third quarter, as demand remains weak.

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