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Volume pricing and the micro carrier | Business content from American Trucker

Volume pricing and the micro carrier | Business content from American Trucker

Trucking hauling rates are volatile and ever-changing—and based on multiple influences. Some of these influences are controllable and others are not, with the majority fitting into the noncontrollable category. There are fuel prices, costs of doing business, driver pay, etc. Then there are broad market forces, competition for loads, other specific market forces such as […]

US shippers rethink truck contract pricing | JOC.com

US shippers rethink truck contract pricing | JOC.com

“Carrier networks are changing more quickly than they used to,” Broadhurst said, as assets are redeployed and dedicated to new customers. “It’s getting hard to know which carriers are optimal for certain lanes because carrier networks are changing so rapidly too,” he said. That’s making already complex supply chains more complex and posing tough decisions […]

Moore on Pricing: The New Silk Road and other ocean challenges | Logistics Management

Moore on Pricing: The New Silk Road and other ocean challenges | Logistics Management

As previously reported in Logistics Management, vessels are being equipped with new power units, directional thrusters, as well as fuel and labor saving devices. The idea of an autonomous ship sailing continuously around the globe with self-repairing artificial intelligence is moving from science fiction to a port near you. When you roll up the facts, […]

Politics of pricing | Port Strategy

Politics of pricing | Port Strategy

“We think only making a calculation based on vessel costs, including running costs and investments, to shape the shipping market is not reality,” he says. “The change has an impact on all the players of the industry. After 2008, the financial crisis affected the markets and demand could not forecast more than a quarter period. […]

Cargo-savvy Aeromexico calls on Latin American states to modernise Customs | The Loadstar

Cargo-savvy Aeromexico calls on Latin American states to modernise Customs | The Loadstar

Aeromexico, which in two years has transformed its cargo business, has urged Latin American countries to modernise their Customs processes. Rafael Figueroa, CEO of Aeromexico Cargo, told The Loadstar that change could boost traffic and efficiencies in the region. “Infrastructure and processes are the biggest opportunity,” he said, “and the challenge is to modernise all […]

ShipX CEO discusses freight booking app, development of mobile tech | Fleet Owner

ShipX CEO discusses freight booking app, development of mobile tech | Fleet Owner

Think of online tools that for years now have allowed consumers to price out and purchase things like plane tickets, hotel rooms or auto insurance. That’s what Grasis and Childress did in that conversation, which turned to freight; it seemed that a tool of that kind wasn’t really available for that industry. “I was actually […]

Price wars | Port Strategy

Price wars | Port Strategy

Is it time for a radical rethink on container terminal pricing? McKinsey & Co seem to think so. Barry Parker reports In a chilly time of the year in the northern hemisphere, a lot of heat has been generated by McKinsey & Company’s article urging a rethink of pricing at container terminals. McKinsey’s How to […]

The Effects Of Pricing Strategy On The Air Cargo… | Cargo City UK

The Effects Of Pricing Strategy On The Air Cargo… | Cargo City UK

The lower prices of the carriers to fill up the capacity that would go idle. In the Airlines Confidence Index 2015 which is issued by the International Air Transport Association. According to the ACI 2015 IATA greatly dependent on that historical relationship. The ACI report denotes that in the industrialized countries due to rise in […]

Maersk, MSC, 13 others offer to settle EU pricing probe: sources | Reuters

Maersk, MSC, 13 others offer to settle EU pricing probe: sources | Reuters

Leading shipping container groups Maersk, MSC and 13 other firms have offered to change their pricing practices to settle an EU antitrust probe and stave off any fines, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The case is being closely watched by other sectors such as supermarkets and chemical firms which use similar […]

Air cargo market sees ‘whopping’ yield decline | The Loadstar

Air cargo market sees ‘whopping’ yield decline | The Loadstar

Yields in the air cargo market fell by a “whopping” 15% year-on-year in 2015, according to the latest data by WorldACD. While the impact was mitigated by the falling cost of fuel, volumes increased by a mere 2% – even with the transpacific windfall at the start of the year. Growth slowed through the year: from […]