Episode 5 - Shipping goes mainstream as the peak season rolls in

Episode 5 September 09, 2021 00:53:32
Episode 5 - Shipping goes mainstream as the peak season rolls in
The Loadstar Podcast
Episode 5 - Shipping goes mainstream as the peak season rolls in
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Show Notes

 

In Episode 5 of The Loadstar Podcast, Mike King is joined by Loadstar shipping reporter Mike Wackett, Eric Reuter, Forto’s Vice President for Asia, and Happy Chau, a fashion logistics expert and Director of Sales with Transpacific specialist OEC Group.

They examine how shipping and logistics have become mainstream news, what impact Covid outbreaks are having on ports, airports and freight rates, and why carriers are increasingly favouring longer contracts and larger shippers.

Jefferies analyst Randy Giveans {from 22.30) explains how the markets are reacting to record carrier profits, and where all the extra cash will likely be spent.

And James Hookham (from 34.15), the outspoken director of the Global Shippers Forum, gives a freight buyers’ perspective on current markets in an exclusive Q&A.

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