The trans-Atlantic may not be the dominant container market, but it remains dependable for hungry ocean consolidators and forwarders.
Shipco Transport and its container freight station subsidiary ICT have adopted Vector Software to reduce human contact and on-site paperwork processing as the coronavirus persists.
With airfreight capacity squeezed and rates high between China and the U.S., ocean freight consolidators offer the option of fast, cheaper less-than-container load, trans-Pacific services.
Escalating airfreight transportation rates and capacity shortages from China due to the global pandemic have encouraged some shippers to split supply chain shipments between ocean…
Less-than-containerload services offer forwarders and their shippers an alternative to more expensive air freight and full-container transport services, industry experts say.