Asia shipping congestion

Felixstowe congestion

The Hanjin Shipping collapse combined with the biggest import spike since the 2008 financial crisis has made space very tight, driven freight rates up and created a massive imbalance between inbound and outbound container flows at all UK ports.

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The new shipping order

We started 2016 with four global shipping alliances made up of 16 different carriers. By mid 2017 there will be only three main global alliances comprising 12 carriers at the most.

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The supply chain of tomorrow

We’ve been reviewing all that’s new on the supply chain front to bring you the Top 5 trends that your competitors will be considering. If knowledge is power, we can help you to recharge your battery.

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BIFA shortlist MIQ for further awards

BIFA have revealed the finalists of their 28th annual Freight Service Awards, with MIQ Logistics shortlisted for awards in the Air Cargo Services and Extra Mile categories.

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Japan lines merge to form world’s sixth largest carrier

K Line, MOL and NYK, the big three Japan container shipping lines, have agreed to merge their shipping businesses to create a joint-venture with a total capacity of 1.4m teu and a market share of 7%, which will make them the sixth largest global carrier.

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Global Freight Awards 2016

The Lloyds Loading List Global Freight Awards have MIQ Logistics shortlisted in two categories.

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Typhoon Haima closes Hong Kong and Shenzhen offices

MIQ Logistics offices in Hong Kong & Shenzhen have closed as Typhoon Haima hits China.

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50% of large shippers in supply chain stone-age

Within five years 95% expect more processes with suppliers to be automated, yet most still manage their supply chains by phone, fax and email

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Hurricane Matthew: Strongest storm since 2004 nears Florida

Hurricane Matthew, now a Category 3 hurricane, is nearing the Florida Space Coast with dangerous storm surge, destructive winds and flooding rainfall stretching into Georgia and South Carolina by the weekend.

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Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 2016

The Retail Week Supply Chain Awards 2016 recognise those retailers, suppliers and service providers who are re-inventing the modern retail supply chain.

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