Monthly archives: February, 2017

28 Feb What is the Current State of Shipping Capacity?

What is the Current State of Shipping Capacity?

Continued state of overcapacity in spite of scrapping Current idle fleet of ships makes it the 4th largest fleet in the world Experts predict status to continue past 2017 One of the definitions of capacity is “the maximum amount that something can contain or carry”. If we consider the case of shipping, we look at…



[Survey Results] Which tactic hurts the ocean freight negotiation process the most?

[Survey Results] Which tactic hurts the ocean freight negotiation process the most?

Shipping costs are one of the most misunderstood or miscommunicated terms in shipping and freight and in a lot of the cases means the difference between a successful trade deal or not. Last week we asked our community the following question: “ Which tactic hurts the ocean freight negotiation process the most?” Ocean freight negotiation…