Archive: Air Freight

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 15th, February, 2024

Bright start to new year for air freight

The early Chinese New Year and shipper concerns about Red Sea supply chain delays contributed to a 10% increase in air cargo volumes last month, putting pressure on rates on…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 13th, December, 2023

Boost for Hong Kong air freight

The pre-Christmas spike in eCommerce volumes out of China means that demand for air cargo space has been driving rates up from Hong Kong over the past two months, with…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 1st, November, 2023

Boost for global air freight market

Global air freight indexes suggest that freight rates may not only be stabilising, but even rising on some routes and while there is no evidence of any significant peak the…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 22nd, August, 2023

Making time-critical, stress-free

Our air freight team’s expertise and experience meet the urgent consignment needs of our customers and fulfil any time sensitive requirements, with processes that have been designed to provide an…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 18th, August, 2023

Asia and freight market update; August 2023

The container shipping line’s capacity management is driving rate recovery from Asia to the US, Europe and the Med, while the quiet summer period continued in airfreight markets during July,…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 26th, July, 2023

Asia freight market update; July 2023

A subdued peak season, followed by a lengthy slack period, will prompt further rate erosion from Asia to Europe, while rising imports have been driving trans-Pacific spot rates up and…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 9th, February, 2023

New EU import control system for air freight

On the 1st March 2023, the European Union is launching a new customs pre-acceptance and pre-arrival security and safety programme (ICS2), which will collect data for all goods entering, or…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 20th, December, 2022

Asia freight market update; December

Our final Asia freight market report of the year includes the latest news from China, as the country finally relaxes COVID control measures and provides multi-modal situation updates and insights,…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 14th, November, 2022

Asia market update; November

Our latest freight market report provides multi-modal situation updates and insights, together with carrier updates, that will provide you with critical insights for the weeks ahead. (more…)

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 8th, June, 2022

Asia market update; May

With the Shanghai lockdown finally lifting after two months, it is great to see our Hecny colleagues returning to the office and while the local situation is already much improved,…

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