Container shipping

Container transportation is a modern way of transporting goods, popular for its safety, economy and speed of delivery. Container transportation is characterized by one-dimensionality (20- and 40-foot containers), that is why there is the possibility for their transportation by various means of transport: road, sea, rail and air; reducing time spent on loading and unloading.

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11.24.2022
Trade outlook 2023: slow steaming in rough waters

After a bumpy year, 2023 could prove to be even more challenging for global goods trade with consumer demand faltering, oversupply returning, and the energy and subsequent inflation crisis persisting. But the supply chain pain is expected to ease and shipping a container will be cheaper

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11.11.2022
Multimodal Transportation. Current State, Changes in Supply Geography, New Routes

In 2022, the domestic logistics industry has again experienced drastic changes. This time much more serious than during the pandemic. The start of the changes —— 24 February — is not only the beginning of the military conflict, but also of an economic one. The main challenge for the economy in 2022 was the reduction in foreign trade operations with the West, which led to a complete reformatting of relations, the search for new trade and economic partnerships and the restructuring of supply chains

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10.28.2022
Ship emission norms, war in Europe & demand slowdown cloud predictability of ocean freight rates: DB Schenker

It has been an eventful nine months in 2022 for the supply chain industry. Ocean freight rates reached unprecedented highs as supply chain disruptions continued to roil the industry. Prices are finally cooling down, but still continue to be very high and are nowhere close to the 2019 levels. Will ocean freight rates continue to soften or will it rise again? What will be the impact of a looming recession, the conflict in Europe and a new set of regulations that kicks in early next year to rein in carbon emissions from ships?