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Asia air peak

Act now to safeguard your Asian supply chain

The Asia peak season is expected to be the biggest for years, which will inevitably lead to congestion, delays and rate increases at the ports and airports. You need to act now to protect your supply chain performance.

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The New Carrier Alliances AND your free infographic

No shipping line- not even Maersk! – can afford to buy and operate all the vessels they would need to offer weekly sailings to every port they serve – Hence the New Shipping Alliances.

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Chittagong congestion

Chittagong congestion surcharges

Bangladesh shippers are protesting after feeder vessel operators imposed surcharges to recover increasing costs due to delays.

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Asia peak shipping season imminent

School holidays and vacations are top of mind for many of us in July, but for those working in the supply chain (and particularly retail) this month marks the beginning of the manic time that is peak season.

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COSCO will become the 3rd largest carrier with bid for OOCL

Just weeks after HAPAG-LLOYD merged with UASC to create the 5th largest carrier, COSCO will become the 3rd largest global carrier with its offer to acquire OOCL.

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Hapag-Lloyd / UASC merger

5th largest global carrier created by Hapag-Lloyd / UASC merger

HAPAG-LLOYD’s merger with UASC has created the fifth-largest liner shipping company in the world, with a combined fleet of 230 vessels and a capacity of 1.6 million boxes.

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petya ransomware

‘Petya’ ransomware attack targets Maersk

On Tuesday, the ‘Petya’ ransomware cyberattack began hitting companies throughout Russia, Europe and the U.S.

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Bogsolof volcano disruption

Alaskan volcano eruption disrupting Asia flights

Air freight space from Asia to the US and UK is contracting as operators avoid volcanic ash, resulting in flight disruption and cancellation.

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Why shipping commoditisation is bad for you

Does creating the new shipping alliances that control 97% of the worlds most important trade lane protect the shipping industry from commoditisation, or is it too late to reverse.

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MIQ Logistics win Retail Week Supply Chain Award

MIQ short-listed for Retail Week Supply chain Award

For the 3rd year in succession – and with one win already secured – MIQ Logistics have made the finals of the Retail Week Supply chain Awards 2017

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