EP9, hosted by Mike King, sweeps the length of global supply chains. From power cuts and factory shutdowns in China we swing across the Transpacific to the US where logistics networks are straining with final holiday season deliveries and pressure is mounting on the last mile. Then we jump to Europe where we’ll hear how terminal operators are coping with liner scheduling disarray. Or not as the case may be.
EP9 in more detail:
Cathy Roberson, president, Logistics Trends & Insights
Caroline Wu, Area Managing Director for Maersk Greater China
Hans Nagtegaal, Director of Containers at the Port of Rotterdam
Brian Bourke, Chief Growth Officer at Seko Logistics
Sam Whelan, Loadstar Asia Correspondent
AND Frank Coles, EX-CEO of the Wallem Group and Strategic Advisor, Kariwa Maritime
This jam-packed episode examines why container lines are getting increasingly picky about who they deem worthy of their servicesm and why the implications for forwarders are far-reaching. We turn our gaze on cargo thefts and why they are being dragged into the cultural wars, and we consider if container lines will continue to buy airlines. We also look in more detail at what is happening on the Asia-Europe trade, we examine how liner network reorganisations are impacting less lucrative trades and we hear the latest on air and shipping freight rates. Credits: Created, Produced and Hosted by Mike King Guests Emma Rowlands, Strategic Sales Director for Hong-Kong headquartered Kerry Logistics Peyton Burnett, Managing Director of TAC INDEX. Hans-Henrik Nielsen, Global Development Director at CargoGulf Stefan Verberckmoes, Shipping Analyst & Editor North Europe at Alphaliner Mike Yarwood, TT Club’s Managing Director, Loss Prevention Gavin van Marle, Managing Editor of The Loadstar EP2 2022 in more detail Are Maersk and other carriers snubbing forwarders? And does the market really want all-in services from lines given historical customer service performance? (2.30 – 11.00) The latest shipping rates (11.00) Air cargo rates go awry (13.00) More carrier investments in air cargo as MSC makes its move? (17.10) Asia-Europe forwarding focus – why shipping early makes sense. (19.45) Trucking long-haul: Transit times from China to Europe (23.40) Why stratospheric freight rates on the East-West trades are sucking capacity out of less lucrative lanes (27.15) How the Middle East is coping with liner network recalibrations (34.20) Cargo Thefts & Culture Wars (42.00) Cargo Security and how to improve it (44.25) Nusrat Ghani MP: A former UK Transport Minister who deserved better (49.40) ...
Our end-of-year special examines the biggest stories of 2021 and the narratives that have found traction in media far beyond the confines of logistics and shipping. We pick out the winners and losers of pandemic supply chains. We analyse labour shortages, industry consolidation, the latest acquisitions, who has money to burn, and the biggest challenges facing forwarders and shippers. And we look at rates and forecasts for 2022, what Covid means for the future of supply chain planning, and whether shippers and carriers can ever find common ground. EP10 in more detail: The Ever Given blockage of the Suez Canal (4.17) Why it wasn’t a black swan event (6.36) Why airlines are now taking air cargo seriously (7.46) Air cargo peak season pricing – the last five years in perspective (9.00) Greedy airlines? (10.00) The winners from Covid supply chains (11.35) High rates pull in new air freight entrants (15.40) War chests for 2022 – who will buy what? (17.26) Labour shortages cast shadow (19.36) Loadstar journalists discuss their favourite stories of 2021 (21.14) Coined here: Pure Play Contract Logistics Operators (23.52) Regulators eye container shipping (25.57) The biggest challenges in 2022 for forwarders and shippers (26.46) John Pearson. DHL Express CEO – supply chain resilience (29.34) Lars Jensen, CEO of Vespucci Maritime – why near shoring doesn’t work (32.15) Air and ocean rate forecasts for 2022 (36.36) Bjorn Vang Jensen, VP of Advisory Services at Sea-Intelligence – what Covid has taught carriers (39.23) Can lines and shippers make peace? (42.50) EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: The world according to Michael Wax, Co-Founder and CEO of Forto (46.10) Appearing in this episode: Alex Lennane, Loadstar Publisher Gavin Van Marle, Loadstar MD Mike Wackett, Loadstar sea freight correspondent Michael Wax, Co-Founder and CEO of Forto John Pearson. DHL Express CEO Bjorn Vang Jensen, VP of Advisory Services at Sea-Intelligence Lars Jensen, CEO of Vespucci ...