Ocean Network Express Ready to Launch in 2018

K Line, MOL and NYK are banking their future group profitability on the success of the Ocean Network Express (ONE) – the merger of the Japanese transport groups’ respective container businesses scheduled for April. According to reports, the trio say they expect to save ¥50bn ($440m) in costs in the first fiscal year ending 31 March 2019m […]

Australian Export Confidence Strong

australian export confidence

According to a recent study, New Zealand tops the Australian export trade list, with 56 per cent of local exporters conducting business with NZ over North America (51 per cent) and China (42 per cent). The 2016 DHL Export Barometer indicates that trade between Australia and New Zealand is likely to continue on the ongoing growth path, […]

At the Frontline of the Hanjin Failure

What happened to Hanjin Shipping? It was a day like any other day, except it turned into a crisis like no other.  A crisis that had impacted numerous countries, businesses and individuals.  A moment in time where the 7th biggest shipping line in the world went into administration and 141 of their vessels around the […]

The Outlook for Logistics

the outlook for logistics

According to MHD (Transport Intelligence Report, 2017, 47(2), pg6), 2016 has been the weakest year for the global economy since the Great Recession of 2008-09. Global economic growth was just 2.3% in 2016, down from 2.7% in 2015. Looking forward, some of the World Bank’s expectations for 2017 are: Global growth is projected to rise […]