Logistics News with TELS GLOBAL
In most of the studied countries, at least 50% of road transport operators have serious problems recruiting qualified drivers. Many of them are also unable to expand their businesses and are losing existing customers and revenue.
Energy costs are a major concern for the car industry and medium-sized automotive companies in Germany. 71% of companies say they are seriously burdened by high electricity prices.
The specialized departments will apply all the accumulated experience of working with clients and transport companies in these areas of transportation and will continue to improve the logistics schemes, minimize the costs for all participants, and increase the efficiency of interaction.
The main driving force behind the expansion of refrigerated logistics is the growth in global food production and consumption, which has been continuing for more than 20 years.
According to a recent report by Transport Intelligence, major shipping companies will significantly increase their freight rates on key East-West trade routes in November and December.
According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the global civil aviation cargo turnover increased by 1.9% in September year-on-year.
Besides the inevitable increase in road tolls in Germany, which will significantly increase the costs, Česmad Bohemia states that Czech carriers will face an unprecedented low number of orders over the next 6 months.
Сompanies are turning to regional suppliers and manufacturing facilities in order to become less vulnerable to global supply chain disruptions.
The latest version of the Freight Transport and Logistics Barometer, prepared by the Union of French Transportation and Logistics Companies (TLF), has been released.
The 10th anniversary edition of TransLogistica Poland took place between 7-9 November 2023 in Warsaw hosting more than 380 exhibitors (about half of them are foreign companies) and 10 000 participants.
From December 1, 2023, truck toll costs will rise by an average of 81%, the German Freight Forwarding and Logistics Association (DSLV) predicts.
The decline in container transshipment at Rotterdam, Europe’s largest container port, has slowed down in the third quarter. However, the aggregate transshipment volume for the first nine months of the year is still below last year.
At the beginning of the fourth quarter, business activity in the Eurozone continued to decline. According to the preliminary estimates of Hamburg Commercial Bank (HCOB) and S&P Global, the composite PMI has declined in October to a three-year low of 46.5 points compared to 47.2 points in September.
In August, the volume of industrial production in Germany also continued to decline: it fell by 0.2% month-over-month and by 1.97% year-over-year.
At the end of the nine months of 2023, the country’s GDP has reached 91.3 trillion yuan ($12.7 trillion), which is 5.2 percent higher than during the same period in 2022.
Turkey has extensive production and a wide range of commodity items, from industrial equipment to agricultural products.
In August, the global airfreight indicators, as measured in cargo tonne kilometer, increased by 1.5% year-on-year. For international flights, it amounted to 2%.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) economists have lowered their forecast for growth in the global trade in goods in 2023 from 1.7% to 0.8%.
Despite falling rates for container shipping, the volume of the global container market is still high. In monthly dynamics of 2023, the volumes keep growing everywhere, except Europe.
For the past year, 1,000 B2C online stores with the highest sales rates, which represent the majority of all B2C online stores, recorded a 2.8% decline in sales in Germany.