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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 […]

Report calls for move to market-driven pricing model for cargo handlers | Business Line

Report calls for move to market-driven pricing model for cargo handlers | Business Line

MUMBAI, JULY 14:   Global consulting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in a report to the Shipping Ministry has suggested a new financial arrangement, which well help cargo handlers to migrate to a market driven pricing from the current regulation driven regime. The report has said that the Ministry should re-bid the projects, so as to determine […]

6 Factors That Influence Your Air Cargo Pricing Strategy | Mercator

6 Factors That Influence Your Air Cargo Pricing Strategy | Mercator

The complexity of the air cargo business demands a dynamic pricing strategy that allows carriers to quickly and efficiently adjust their rates in response to fluctuating market conditions. The carriers that learn to do this most effectively will have a distinct competitive advantage. How well is your airline using the following factors to set prices? Economic […]

Two Critical Pricing Factors for LTL Freight | PLS Logistics Services

Two Critical Pricing Factors for LTL Freight | PLS Logistics Services

Since we’ve discussed shipping class rates in the blog about density-based pricing post, it is worth mentioning weight breaks and classification, an important part of freight pricing. When it comes to finding the best rate for a company’s shipping needs, freight class and weight are two pricing factors that shippers should evaluate before making the […]