Asia-Europe capacity increase

Carriers have added 622,000 TEU to the Asia-Europe route, one of the world’s two largest trade lanes, over the past 12 months from July 2012 to June 2013, accounting for half of the new capacity delivered, according to maritime analyst Alphaliner. Meanwhile, …Continue reading »

Infrastructure investment announced

The spending review from chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne has outlined a number of spending areas for UK infrastructure, which includes the maintenance of roads and various energy projects. Not only that, but announcements have also been made relating to the …Continue reading »

China eCommerce

Top tips for making fashion retail work online in China 1. Channel strategy: This is a critical point for all businesses, whether entering into or continuing to grow within the Chinese online market as the business-to-consumer and consumer-to-consumer channels such as Tmall, …Continue reading »

Port situation updates

Allport Cargo Services maintain a summary of current port ‘issues’. Use the links below to access the most recent report. For Week 16 update, please follow the link For Week 18 update, please follow the

Are you the weakest supply chain link?

Supply chains around the world have been getting more and more complex in recent years as the world becomes a truly global economy. As businesses look to expand their horizons to new markets they can extend their system and expose weaknesses and …Continue reading »