If more than 90% of US imports is moving without insurance cover, you can guarantee that the majority of global freight has inadequate or no protection whatsoever!
The 2017 BIR World Recycling Convention attracts delegates from 760 member companies in over seventy countries to consider the challenges and opportunities facing the global scrap metal and recycling industries.
The recycling industry is waiting to see whether China’s radical steps to cut pollution, including closing factories and banning the import of certain grades of plastic and paper scrap will push up prices.
Canadian companies have much greater access to their 2nd biggest market, as a major trade deal between Canada and the European Union entered into force on the 21st September.
China is getting ready for the its 58th annual seven day shut-down and shippers will be caught out again!
China’s crackdown on polluting factories is having an increasing impact on extended supply chains
We believe that customers should get the fastest possible responses to rate requests: A recent survey of leading forwarders suggests we may be alone.
With ocean freight demand filling vessels through the summer, the largest importers out of Asia have been diverting increasing volumes to air, but that option is facing space constraints as the airlines struggle to handle increasing demand.
Asia Europe trade set for overcapacity within months as lines receive new vessels and keep ordering more.
Just days after Asia endured Typhoon Hato supply chains are under threat again as Hurricane Harvey wreaks havoc on Texas and Louisiana supply chains, with land, sea, and air operations suspended.