Have Your Say

The long, slow price quote

Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Forwarders are losing out on new business due to out-dated back-end systems and a silo mentality, says Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Call for data to be collated on illegal foreign vehicles

Member of Parliament for Cambridgeshire claims the avoidance of such payments is costing the British taxpayer circa £3million per annum in lost revenue

A unique logistic proposition?

A senior shipping advisor contributes his thoughts on the new Liverpool2 terminal

Asia/Europe traffic again

Ingvar Bergman discusses liner operators and GRIs

Shippers voice mixed feelings about P3 tie-up

Ingvar Bergman voices his opinion on the P3 alliance

Where's the drive to recruit?

Former haulier Graham Manchester says there are very few 'at the top' with the drive and enthusiasm to encourage talent

Does P3 spell stability?

Ingvar Bergman wonders whether the alliance will level the supply/demand situation on the Asia-Europe tradelane

The going rate?

Andy Cliff suggests that July GRIs won't hold, but does expect a peak season turnaround on Asia-Europe

Time to review the situation?

Reopening the debate on liner conferences would be welcomed by shippers yearning for an end to rate volatility, says Martin Etheridge

Conferences can offer stablity

Liner conferences can bring a stability to the market which far outweighs any accusations of price fixing, argues Rob Lewis

Advice and Insight

Is a free market best?

Buildings

When it comes to port development, many governments now favour letting the market decide where expansion should take place, whereas most other transport infrastructure, such as road and rail, remain centrally managed. The problem is that old habits die hard in shipping, meaning that the free market approach is sometimes a painful process

Riding the wave of recovery

Panalpina’s global head of Ocean Freight, Frank Hercksen, points to significant signs of improvement in the ocean shipping trade, although rates are still below pre-crisis levels in an interview with Lloyd’s Loading List.com.

Gateway to Russia

Geoff Edwards, European logistics director for Mortrans, provides insight into moving freight through St. Petersburg for the launch of the Lloyd's Loading List.com St. Petersburg trade hub

From P3 to 2M: a China story - PART 2

Scaled-down ambition of Maersk and MSC means Beijing’s rejection would be unprecedented, but not unthinkable

People

Hellmann UK appoints new head of air freight

Matthew Marriott

Move comes as the business reports strong first-quarter performance

BIFA names new director general

Robert Keen to succeed Peter Quantrill, who retires from the trade association in August

British Shippers’ Council confirms new appointments

New chair is Gillian Scott from John Lewis, while vice-chair is Barry Wallace from Marks and Spencer

CEVA appoints new COO for contract logistics

Former shipper Brett Bissell promoted from Latin America role

Have Your Say

The long, slow price quote

Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Forwarders are losing out on new business due to out-dated back-end systems and a silo mentality, says Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos

Call for data to be collated on illegal foreign vehicles

Member of Parliament for Cambridgeshire claims the avoidance of such payments is costing the British taxpayer circa £3million per annum in lost revenue

A unique logistic proposition?

A senior shipping advisor contributes his thoughts on the new Liverpool2 terminal

Asia/Europe traffic again

Ingvar Bergman discusses liner operators and GRIs