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Good things take time; so also building a great company

Building a reputable, strong, and profitable company requires time. Therefore, I believe in a long-term approach to building strength in: Culture; Finance; Ethics; Knowledge; and Relations. All vital to good service. 

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Southern China ports congested

Yantian International Container Terminal (YICT) handles 13 million TEU which is why its partial closure is having a greater impact on Asia supply chains than March’s Suez blockage.

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Reflections of our industry and lifelong learning

So here we are, June already, the second half of the year soon to start. Time seems to be accelerating while we work flat-out, spinning the wheels in the supply chains fast as we can. We are moving our customers’ trade and navigating the extraordinary challenges in the supply chain landscape.

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Lines stop accepting bookings as Suez blockage bites

The mega-container ship Ever Given has been recovered and the Suez Canal is unblocked, but the real problems for shippers have just begun, with some lines refusing to accept Asia bookings (in either direction) blanked sailings announced and the ripples of disruption likely to touch all aspects of global Maritime trade.

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Global supply chain update (week 10)

Supply chains continue to be challenged by the impacts of the COVID pandemic, which is why we have continued to focus on the provision of air, sea/air and sea freight services from Asia and the US for your time-sensitive and urgent shipments.

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Asia equipment shortages; cause and effect

As the peak season from Asia looks set to continue up to Chinese New Year with more price rises and blanked sailings on the way, our MD in the region considers four critical developments in 2020 and how they impacted rates, volumes and equipment availability.

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Stefan’s Asia insights

A new week started at full speed. We are shipping cargo and navigating a situation where equipment and vessel space from Asia’s main ports continues to be extremely challenging with rates reaching new heights.

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Stefan’s Asia insights

NGL Asia’s managing director, Stefan Holmqvist, shares some thoughts and insights.

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Stefan’s Asia insights

NGL Asia’s managing director, Stefan Holmqvist, shares some thoughts and insights.

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Dare to dream

In recognising the excellence of medical professionals in Hong Kong and around the globe and the dedication of his team within NGL, Stefan Holmqvist, MD, Norman Global Logistics Asia, ponders how life and our dreams are constantly evolving.

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