21.1 million continuing jobless claims and transportation stocks rip higher

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 25 (Shippers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 20 (Shippers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 50 (Balanced)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data contained in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers.

The Memorial Day holiday throws weekly volume comparisons out the window, but it seems relatively more...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/21-1-million-continuing-jobless-claims-and-transportation-stocks-rip-higher

Carriers in strongest power position of past 2 months

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 20 (Shippers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 15 (Shippers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 50 (Balanced)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data contained in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers.

Outbound tender volumes are benefiting greatly from the reopening of the economy and a release of...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/carriers-in-strongest-power-position-of-past-2-months

Volumes and rejections up off the bottom just enough to move the needle in carriers’ favor

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 15 (Shippers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 10 (Shippers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 50 (Balanced)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data contained in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers.

Tender volumes are racing to the upside and are tracking positive year-over-year in May, albeit off a...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/volumes-and-rejections-up-off-the-bottom-just-enough-to-move-the-needle-in-carriers-favor

Commentary: How are freight professionals adjusting to COVID-19?

The views expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of FreightWaves or its affiliates. 

On April 9, FreightWaves ran Commentary: Can supply chain tech startups survive COVID-19?, followed on April 23 by Commentary: How supply chain startups are surviving COVID-19.

For most people who focus on supply chain, innovation and technology, a related and perhaps even more salient question is the question about how professionals in traditional supply chain...

https://s29755.pcdn.co/news/commentary-how-are-freight-professionals-adjusting-to-covid-19

Volumes and rejections slowly increasing, but don’t ring the alarm yet

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 10 (Shippers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 10 (Shippers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 50 (Balanced)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data contained in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers.

Outbound tender volumes have risen nearly 10% off the bottom on April 6th, but the momentum has stalled...

https://s29755.pcdn.co/news/volumes-and-rejections-slowly-increasing-but-dont-ring-the-alarm-yet

Transportation Liquidity and Credit Analysis in a COVID19 Driven Recession

When the financial markets come under stress and the U.S. enters a recession, credit
analysis always comes back to the forefront and is the most important consideration
of investors. This is where we find ourselves now in the aftermath of COVID-19
becoming a global pandemic that has effectively shut down much of the global
economy.

One scary fact is that prior to COVID-19 becoming a pandemic (as of the end of 2019),
the percentage of U.S. publicly traded companies that lost money in the prior 12
months...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/transportation-liquidity-and-credit-analysis-in-a-covid19-driven-recession

Volumes showing signs of life, but it doesn’t help the carriers much

This week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 10 (Shippers)

Last week’s DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index: 15 (Shippers)

Three-month DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index Outlook: 50 (Balanced)

The DHL Supply Chain Pricing Power Index uses the analytics and data contained in FreightWaves SONAR to analyze the market and estimate the negotiating power for rates between shippers and carriers.

THe outbound tender volume index (OTVI) has ended its horizontal slide and begun to climb its way back...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/volumes-showing-signs-of-life-but-it-doesnt-help-the-carriers-much

Carriers Banking on Trans-Pacific Rates To Survive COVID19!

According to an article written by Freight Waves, Senior Editor, Greg Miller, the warnings are loud and clear: If container lines suffer the same demand loss and rate drop they did during the 2009 financial crisis, 2020 will be catastrophic

However, if demand falls and rates don’t, the coronavirus crisis should be survivable.

The Prisoner’s Dilemma for Carriers

It’s a classic “prisoner’s dilemma” scenario for ocean carriers. Each of the major alliances — 2M, Ocean Alliance, THE Alliance — must...

http://mfame.guru/carriers-banking-on-trans-pacific-rates-to-survive-covid19/

Carriers Struggling To Keep Cashflow As COVID19 Disruptions Continue!

Qingdao dock worker in anti-coronavirus mask

Cash-strapped carriers are set to struggle because of the coronavirus outbreak. Unless they receive governmental aid, many will be forced to sell ships, or even part or the whole of their business, reports the Lloyd’s List Northeast Asia Correspondent, Cichen Shencichen 

What is it?

Since January 25, 544 out of some 1,300 international-trading boxships on intra-Asia routes had experienced service suspensions of seven to 30 days leading to about $220,000 losses per ship on average from charter and...

http://mfame.guru/carriers-struggling-to-keep-cashflow-as-covid19-disruptions-continue/