Tag: freight rates


Rates red hot in August, shipments high but capacity constrained

September 13, 2021

Via: FreightWaves

August data from Cass Information Systems shows a sequential surge in expenditures, a proxy for freight rates, with shipments stepping higher as well. The year-over-year comparisons for both subindexes were materially higher again. Freight rates up and to the right […]


Drewry: Shippers Should Keep an Eye on M&A Activity

January 15, 2018

Via: World Maritime News

With nearly 400 different vessel operators still active, there is plenty of competition and potential for more merger and acquisition activity, shipping consultancy Drewry said. The collapse of freight rates during the second half of 2017, far out of line […]