Learn from Hanjin to avoid supply chain risk

Why, if Hanjin Shipping’s collapse was anticipated far in advance, did it have such a profoundly negative impact on global supply chains and how can you protect yours in the future.

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Shippers’ Council fear continuing capacity crisis

Shippers council to set up observer group to monitor shipping line performance amid continuing export sea freight capacity crisis

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New shipping alliances

The new shipping alliances landscape

The new shipping alliances launched on the 1st April 2017, heralding significant changes and prompting many questions: With no competition on the main Asia Europe routes, will the lines push prices up; or with more sailings and new vessels joining, will congestion end and prices come down?

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Asia shipping congestion

Asia space shortage could soon be over

If it’s not been caused by blanked sailing and it’s not a sign if changing trading pattern what has caused the unprecedented Eastbound and Westbound vessel congestion and more importantly when will it end??

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EU ready to reimpose €790M airline fine

European Union regulators are getting ready to fine airlines $850 million for operating a cargo cartel that had been rejected by an EU appeal court. And the Airlines’ failure to reach a settlement could cause cost them more.

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Fashion will build a global Britain

Last year the UK fashion sector outpaced the rest of the economy, contributing over £28bn to the UK economy. It has a critical role is supporting the UK now and through Brexit.

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Where will your business grow

Business is global. Whether you’re a young brand or a growing retailer, it’s never been easier to take your products into new international markets. We have unique insights on the potential for you in 12 different countries, with contributions from local in-market experts.

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Indian service tax

Lines collecting disputed Indian tax

In a controversial move the Indian government have implemented a ruling which makes UK exporters selling on a freight-paid basis liable for a domestic tax that the shipping lines are collecting directly from the shippers.

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Asia sailings cut by half

Having already endured increasing rates and the biggest peak season for eight years, shippers are now facing unprecedented space challenges.

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Happy Chinese New Year of the Rooster

Sending a very BIG Xīnnián kuàilè 新年快乐 to all our colleagues and friends!!!

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