Archive: Road 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: 13th, January, 2022

Government to fund 11K HGV drivers

The UK government has offered contracts worth £34.5m to train up to 11,000 new lorry drivers, to alleviate the ongoing supply chain squeeze caused by the pandemic and Brexit. HGV…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 27th, April, 2020

China to UK road service flying as air rates soar

With transit times on our overland road route not much longer than some air bridge services, but far cheaper, it is becoming the service of choice for large time-sensitive shipments.…

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Global freight update

20th, August, 2020

Some areas of global trade continue to experience extreme congestion, while other areas are operating…

Disruption and now surcharges at Felixstowe

25th, September, 2020

With ongoing disruption continuing at Felixstowe, Maersk and OOCL have warned customers of delays, some…

Demand driving up Trans-Pacific rates

11th, August, 2020

Capacity constraints are being exacerbated by demand surges and equipment shortages  driving container freight rates up to…