The Freight Costs of Trump’s China Tariffs

Freightos

This past year has been a taxing one for companies that import from China to the United States. The past year has also seen transpacific freight prices, air and ocean, hit hard, with some interesting, expensive dynamics emerging. Source: China Briefing. Freight Insights General

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Importing From China! The Essential Guide! (Video)

Supply Chain Game Changer

China has fast become a key player in the world’s economy. Since 2012, China has been the world’s number one trading country, and it shows no signs of moving from this spot anytime soon. Why Import your Products from China? Learning How to Import from China.

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Trucking & Freight Management Trends to Know in 2019

Cerasis

Freight management is crucial for companies around the globe. Effective freight management reduces delays for consumers, helps companies offer Amazonesque shipping benefits and much more. Shippers that wish to succeed in 2019 need to know the top trucking and freight management trends for 2019 and how they will affect shipping practices, global trade, last-mile , and even drivers. How To Determine Freight Class: Density Calculator & Printable Resource.

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Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update W2

Freightos

Prices Set To Ramp Up For Chinese New Year: Freight Rate Update Wk 2. Weekly update article on the Freightos International Freight Index exploring rate trends and their driving forces. Some forwarders reliant on the spot market are steeply increasing ocean pricing from China.

What Freight Brokers Should Expect in 2015

Cerasis

As a freight broker , you know the importance of staying ahead of trends in your business. 2014 was a dynamic year for shipping and freight, and 2015 might present us with some surprising changes as well. What does this mean for freight? Freight Broker Info freight broker 2015

Distribution in China takes a detour

Supply Chain Movement

China is not only an attractive market in terms of sourcing and manufacturing but also for the sale of goods due to the rapid growth of its middle class. China expert Fred Sengers was the moderator. That means that we can’t supply mainland China directly from our factory.

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Amazon’s Latest Hat: A Freight Forwarder From China

BluJay Solutions

Supply Chain Brain talks to Kewill’s Sian Hopwood about Amazon’s apparent foray into freight forwarding in China. The post Amazon’s Latest Hat: A Freight Forwarder From China appeared first on Kewill Inc. In The News e-commerce freight forwardingAmazon really needs to think about this,” Hopwood says. “If If they want to bring the whole thing in house, they’re no longer [just] a marketplace. They are a logistics company.”.

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Brexit: China and the changing world of trade

BluJay Solutions

The shining jewel in the crown is the post-industrial German town of Duisberg, whose inland port now receives 80 percent of European trade originating from China. In fact, China exported $200 billion of goods each month on average in the 2017-2018 financial year. China means business.

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‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ – 24 juni 2015

Supply Chain Movement

‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’. Introduction – Guillaume Burette, General Manager Logistics – DSV China. China: from sourcing location to an end market. 12:00 China as a Global Distribution Centre – Manufacturing and bonded warehousing. 13:00 Domestic warehousing and distribution centres in China. China as a Regional Distribution Hub. Ralf Bekink, National Business Development Manager – DSV China. Customer deliveries in China.

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Air Freight Rates Peak, Ocean Rates Slowly Sink: Freight Rate Update W50

Freightos

Air Freight Rates Peak, Ocean Rates Slowly Sink: Freight Rate Update Wk 50. According to Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos, “The air freight spot market is playing an increasingly prominent role in holiday supply chains. China-US West Coast. China-US East Coast.

Freight Rates News October 2015

Freightos

Since we live and breath freight, we constantly come across information that’s critical for our customers – logistic providers, shippers and carriers. And as freight innovators ourselves, we love seeing more innovation. Freight index jitters.

The iPhone 6s Freight Shipping Costs

Freightos

Yesterday Freightos announced a private beta version of its online instant freight quote marketplace. So obviously, being freight rate nerds, we got to wondering: How much would the logistics of shipping the iPhone 6s from China to the U.S. Freight Insights General News

Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update W1

Freightos

Supply Chains (And Freight Rates) Crank Up Again: Freight Rate Update Wk 1. As supply chains crank back into action following the vacation, the January ocean freight GRI (General Rate Increase) stuck, with China-US rates increasing by 27%. Air Freight Pricing.

Freight Rate News November 2015

Freightos

Wouldn’t it be amazing if someone could cut through the hype and summarize the key freight and logistics trends every month? Short Term Medium Term Special Feature Carriers & Cargo Innovation Freightos focus November 2015 freight and logistics trends that rate.

China’s first commercial self-driving trucks begin operations

EFT

China Post and Deppon Express have begun autonomous package delivery services with the first self-driving vehicles to be put into daily commercial use in China. Deppon Express operates 10,000 retail offices across China's 34 provinces.

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Top Freight Blogs of 2016… So Far

Cerasis

We will feature our 5 main categories all week: Logistics , Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Transportation , and Freight. Our goal is and will always be with the Cerasis blog to provide as much value through informative and education blog posts in several categories that are pertinent to those in the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics, and freight industries. 5 Most Popular Freight Blog Posts of 2016.So 9 KPIs to Track for Proper Freight Management.

The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Freight Market Intelligence.

COP21 – Freight and Climate Change

Freightos

The broader climate issue.and freight’s role. For example, only 1% of China’s 560 million city residents breathe air that is considered safe by the EU. The emissions from freighting Shawn’s TV is a miniscule percentage of this year’s 33 billion ton cube.

What Your Global Forwarder Must Know about Importing to China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

While the stock market in China has been volatile lately, the Chinese middle class continues to grow and buy. That makes China a highly attractive market for imports, if you have a logistics provider who knows how to deliver your imports. Between 2004 and 2014, China imported $13.52

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10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. From praising China’s “slowdown” to the benefits of overcapacity (for some), we’re kicking back against some industry givens. China’s “Slowdown” Is Good News. Well, that’s China’s 2016 prediction. Freight Insights

The “Silk Rail”: China Invests in Efficient Freight

Elementum

Today, China’s rail infrastructure bears a striking resemblance to a pre-Staggers United States, and the nation is looking to turn it around in the same fashion. of container traffic through China’s ports involves trains. Washington Post. Slow Train to Europe.

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The Digital Freight Ecosystem Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online

Freightos

The Digital Freight Ecosystem. Part 2: What’s Bringing Freight Online. In the first part of this article , Dr. Schreiber observed that freight is still largely offline and examined why freight digitalization has been so complicated. . Freight Market Intelligence.

Freight Rates News December 2015

Freightos

Freight Rates News. Freight and logistics trends that rate in the news. It broke records in China and elsewhere in Asia. MEDIUM TERM: CHINA’S BELT AND ROAD INITIATIVE. Overcapacity has plunged freight rates, profit, and prompted mergers. News Freight Insight

Spiralling Logistics Costs in China to Impact Global Freight Forwarders’ Margins?

BluJay Solutions

Recent data released by China’s National Development and Reform Commission reports a 9.7% year-on-year rise (based on January to November) in goods transported by logistics companies in China, resulting in a very welcome 6.8%

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Top 3 Logistics Challenges for Automotive Manufacturers in China

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Top 3 Logistics Challenges for Automotive Manufacturers in China | Transportfolio. By 2020, China is expected to have more than 200 million registered vehicles [1]. billion people, China has the highest population in the world by a large margin.

10 Controversial Freight Predictions for 2016

Freightos

10 Controversial Freight Predictions For 2016. From praising China’s “slowdown” to the benefits of overcapacity (for some), we’re kicking back against some industry givens. China’s “Slowdown” Is Good News. Well, that’s China’s 2016 prediction. Freight Insights

Two Important Questions About the Future of Freight Moves

Talking Logistics

Freight tons moving on the nation’s transportation network will grow 40 percent in the next three decades while the value of the freight will almost double, increasing by 92 percent, according to the latest projections by the U.S.

China’s Largest Port Partners with Freightos to Scale Digitization

Freightos

Based on the news , US-China trade war mania has cooled, at least for now. And that’s where it is helpful to look at China’s most recent move to help Chinese manufacturers go global and reach Western buyers at scale. That’s a lot of freight!

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China Logistics stretched by exponential growth in e-Commerce

EFT

Asia Supply Chain Insights by Mark Millar -Hot on the heels of the Alibaba multi-billion dollar IPO frenzy in New York, let’s explore how the exponential growth of e-commerce is stretching the capabilities of China’s logistics sector.

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How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. This blog examines the “red” times, like the roughly three-month period we have just entered that is historically one of the regular disruptors in the ocean freight market. This is a week-long celebration in China.

Companies Say They're Ready to Move Supply Chains From China

Material Handling & Logistics

and China is impacting their businesses. He’s also threatened to expand the levy to all products imported from China -- an amount that totaled $531 billion in the 12 months through August, according to the latest data from the U.S. production into China and vice versa.".

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This Week in Logistics News (August 20-24, 2018)

Talking Logistics

And China Impose Fresh Tariffs As Trade War Escalates (NPR). Uber Freight expands business to shippers (Fox Business). Walmart asks some beauty suppliers to consider sourcing outside of China (Reuters).

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Five Tips on Sourcing Products From China

EMERGE App

Google a phrase like “sourcing products from China” and you’ll instantly be faced by almost 39 million results! This underscores the importance of China being the world’s manufacturing hub in the past decade, and most likely for the next few decades.

Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

Freightos

International Air Freight Shipping: Definition. While 90% of everything is shipped by ocean, air connects the world faster, cutting China-US freight shipping time from 20-30 days by ocean to only 3 days by air cargo. International air freight and express freight shipments are not the same thing. These shipments are usually smaller (less than one cubic meter and 200 kilograms) than air freight. International Air Freight Charges: What is the Cost?

Air Freight Trends to Watch in 2019

CH Robinson Transportfolio

What is your air freight strategy for the year ahead? The surge in demand for air freight that took off in mid-2016 normalized in early 2018. It is likely that 2018 will end with a growth rate in the 4% range, down from 10% in 2017 (measured in freight tonne kilometers per IATA ).