Archive: Air Freight

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 16th, February, 2022

Asia market update

Ahead of Asia's Lunar New Year holidays, the market for ocean and rail was particularly congested, with high demand and rates. With factories across China reopening this week, after the…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 16th, December, 2021

Freight market report

As supply chains continue to battle with insufficient capacity, surging rates and overwhelmed transport systems, we asked our colleagues in seven key markets to share their insights on operations, demand,…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 21st, October, 2021

Passenger cargo capacity very welcome

Prior to the pandemic, the belly-hold in passenger aircraft provided 50% of global air freight capacity and the return of air travel will ease congestion and rate pressure, as more…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 10th, June, 2021

Air freight rates still firm

Current air freight supply and demand dynamics will maintain elevated prices through the peak season and into 2022, with some predicting that systemic market changes will keep rates at an…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 18th, February, 2021

Constrained air cargo capacity likely till 2023

In the absence of passenger aircraft (PAX) belly-hold capacity, due to a large amount of the world’s airline fleet parked up and not operating, overall air cargo capacity will remain…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 26th, May, 2020

US air freight rates drop

In a constantly changing situation US/UK air freight rates currently down, as much as 40%, to and from some of the most popular US origins and destinations. With much of…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 12th, December, 2019

Integrator price rises to penalise shippers

FedEx and UPS have announced a series of price rises and new surcharges, combined with a lower weight threshold, that could leave shippers facing increases of 15-24%, with cost hikes…

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