12 Dec 2022

Peak Season

  The traditional peak season Peak season for container shipping typically occurs in the third quarter of each year. This is a time when goods are shipped from manufacturing centers in Asia and elsewhere to Western markets like North America and Europe. Herbert Lee, Shipco’s regional director for Hong Kong & South China, describes what […]

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05 Sep 2022

U.S. Intermodal Volumes Slide in First Quarter 2022

  U.S. intermodal volumes dropped 6.6% year-over-year in the first quarter of 2022, reports the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) in its Intermodal Quarterly report. International containers registered a decline of -15.5% and trailers of -12.8%, while domestic shipments recorded positive growth of 5.2% The first quarter decline was preceded by contractions in the […]

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03 Sep 2022

Congestion still playing a role

  It is not news to anyone that global shipping continues to be a mess. As China is still being ravaged by COVID, and Ukraine and Russia are still in the darkest days of war; it begs the question: when will logistics return to normal? The U.S. is facing some of the largest inflation rates […]

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