JOC Uncharted: Episode 21

The latest episode of JOC Uncharted, available at 11 a.m. Eastern,  features a discussion with Martin Hubert, CEO of Freightgate. Hubert joins JOC Uncharted to chat about a range of issues, including why he considers dynamic routing the “holy grail” of international logistics technology capability, the extent to which shippers and forwarders are ready to procure ocean and air freight dynamically, and whether shippers and forwarders are better suited today than in years past to provide accurate container allocation forecasts to shipping lines. 

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A Lesson in supply chain risk managment

Take a look at all the highlights and deep dives from Supply Chain Dive’s reports on coronavirus and how it has affected the supply chain industry.

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Ocean rates still rising alongside ‘major problems’ for those on the front line

The huge increase over the past five months, in the midst of the pandemic, has been driven by substantial gains in container spot rates across both main and secondary tradelanes.

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Major Container Lines Make Hay Whilst the Pandemic Continues to Bite

he tightrope which the world’s largest container shipping companies have been balancing on of late seems to be a successful way to manage their share of what has been a particularly volatile time for the freight industry. So far that is.

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Get ready for blowout Q3 results in container shipping

Matson’s disclosures offer the first signals of how solid Q3 2020 earnings will be for container lines across the board. Container-line profits exceeded expectations in Q2 2020, a period when volumes were weak. In the third quarter, volumes and rates surged — and not just in the trans-Pacific trade.

Read more at – Freightwaves