Economic “Predictions” for 2019 and Impact on Global Supply Chains | Whale Logistics Australia

By Chi Mai
December 19, 2018

The global economy started 2018 with strong, synchronized growth, but the momentum faded as the year progressed and growth trends diverged. Notably, the economies of the eurozone, the United Kingdom, Japan, and China began to weaken. In contrast,...
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Ocean freight news - NE Asia to New Zealand Rate Restoration (January 2019)

By Chi Mai
December 17, 2018

OOCL has advised a rate restoration for the North East Asia to New Zealand trade lanes, including cargoes from China, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Taiwan to ports and points in New Zealand.
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Ocean freight news - NE Asia to Australia Rate Restoration (January 2019)

By Chi Mai
December 12, 2018

ANL has advised a rate restoration for the North East Asia to Australia trade lanes, including cargoes from China, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan and Taiwan to ports and points in Australia.
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Ocean freight news - SE Asia to Australia Rate Restoration (January 2019)

By Chi Mai
December 10, 2018

MSC has advised a rate restoration for the South East Asia to Australia trade lanes, including cargoes from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam to...
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Ocean Freight News - OOCL Rate Restoration & New Zealand Export Container Detention Free Time & Charges for Reefer (January 2019)

By Chi Mai
December 06, 2018

OOCL has advised Whale Logistics of a Rate Restoration applicable for its import and export services, as well as charges for New Zealand export container detention free time, effective from 1st January 2019.
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International Parcel Delivery Services Comparison | Whale Logistics Blog

By Chi Mai
December 05, 2018

If you are a product-based ecommerce business shipping internationally, selecting the right courier might be a confusing step to navigate. Shipping from Australia to the rest of the world is often expensive, as we are so far away from everyone...
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Supply Chain News - Driverless Trains to Precede Cars in Australia

By Chi Mai
November 28, 2018

The first step towards autonomous motoring in Australia will come from a surprisingly different direction. It’s trains that will lead the way, ahead of cars in campuses, according to the giant global transport corporation, Transdev.
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Whale Knows - How Importers Can Prepare for Chinese New Year Disruptions

By Chi Mai
November 26, 2018

The Chinese New Year (CNY) of 2019 starts on Tuesday, February 5th, and lasts officially for 7 days. However, did you know that the holiday causes disruptions of up to 3 weeks before and 2 months after the one week celebration? In this article,...
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Freight Forwarding News - New China Low Sulphur Emission Surcharge Outlined by Shipping Lines (November 2018)

By Chi Mai
November 22, 2018
, By Chi Mai
November 22, 2018

Following recent updates on IMO’s new 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships fuel oil, the Marine Environment Protection Committe (MEPC) has regulated that the sulphur content of any fuel oil used on board ships outside emission control (ECA) zones...
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Supply Chain News: Transport ministers endorse safety assurance approach for automated vehicles in Australia

By Chi Mai
November 20, 2018

Transport ministers have paved the way for the commercial deployment of automated vehicles in Australia within the next few years, by endorsing a safety approach for approving vehicles at first supply.
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