News Podcast | Feb 2024 | TPM24 preview, shifting the cold chain to -15°C, USWC cargo gains
This episode examines why turning up the temperature dial on the cold chain makes a ...
2022 is already shaping up to be a year of daunting challenges for freight and shipping. Carriers by sea, air, ocean and rail can expect healthy profits. But for buyers, managing procurement and inventories has never been more important.
The lead-in to all-important Chinese New Year factory closures at the start of February is the focus of this episode. Are we seeing the traditional mini-peak or is there a multimodal crunch on the horizon? And what comes afterwards?
All is revealed, as we hear the latest from China and we examine what’s happening in air freight markets and where container contract and spot rates are on the east-west tradelanes.
Guests in this episode:
Episode 1 of 2022 in more detail:
Air freight rates data provided by TAC Index – helping clients make the best air freight decisions
Sea freight rates data provided by Xeneta – the shipping industry’s most accurate source of container rates