Category: Container Freight

Container Freight Shipping Rate Predictions For 2017

A growing dichotomy in between the expectations of shippers and carriers on the outlook for ocean freight rates this year might set the stage for tough contract settlements for the 2017-2018 shipping season. Shippers think they can pin down agreements with little or no rate increases over last year, according to a new study by The Journal of Commerce, while container shipping lines are more bullish about getting much higher rates this year than they have...