Is the Red Sea effect on container shipping being overblown?
No one disputes that the Red Sea crisis is massively diverting containerized goods around the Cape of Good Hope. But opinions widely diverge on how serious this is for global supply chains, consumers and economies.Read More
‘No shipping, no shopping’: Trade experts warn Congress what more Houthi Red Sea chaos will mean for economy
A National Retail Federation official told members of a House subcommittee that freight prices are doubling and smaller merchants have already passed on increases to the consumer.Read More
Airfreight rates on the up as January draws to a close
Airfreight rates in January climbed as the month progressed due to the approaching Lunar New Year holiday and anecdotal reports of a move from sea to air due to the Red Sea crisis.Read More
Freight Elite Struggle to Hit Climate Goals as Demand Surges
Although there are signs of progress — DHL and Amazon have blown past competitors to deploy the most electric delivery trucks in Europe and the U.S., respectively — delivery companies have scaled back many climate pledges and the industry isn’t keeping pace with climbing emissions from the global surge in deliveries.Read More
EU emissions reporting delay is 'kicking the can down the road'
European Union lawmakers’ plan to delay adopting new sustainability reporting standards until 2026 has been criticised as “kicking the can down the road” in the fight against climate change.Read More