Credits: Created, Produced and Hosted by Mike King
Episode 6 of The Loadstar Podcast turns its focus on the chaos currently affecting global container trades. Mike King is joined by a ‘who’s who’ of shipping and forwarding CEOs and analysts as they explore:
Participants in this episode:
John Butler, World Shipping Council (WSC) president and CEO
Sarah Banks, Global Lead, Freight and Logistics at Accenture
Kelvin Leung, Asia Pacific CEO, DHL Global Forwarding
Soren Toft, CEO of Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
Nick Saviddes, Loadstar News Editor
Jon Gold, Vice President, Supply Chain and Customs Policy at the National Retail Federation
Paul Page, Editor of the WSJ Logistics Report
Daniel Maffei, Federal Maritime Commission Chairman
Lars Jensen, Vespucci Maritime CEO
As the freight and shipping industry waits for China to unshackle its people and global trade from Covid-19, creator and editor Mike King looks not only at what might happen on key trades lanes in the next weeks and months, he also explores whether global supply chains as we’ve known them are now finished? Is a fundamental reset on the way? And who will be driving it if so? We also have the build-up to the peak shipping season, air cargo freight rate updates, a look at the preparedness of US surface transport, and the latest regulations covering the vast business that is the global illegal wildlife trade. Credits: created, produced and hosted by Mike King Guests Peyton Burnett, Managing Director of TAC INDEX. Craig Fuller, Founder & CEO at FreightWaves and CEO at FLYING Philippa Dyson, TRAFFIC's coordinator of transport sector engagement Dennis Grady, Vice President for Ocean Product at Ascent. Episode in more detail The end of globalisation? (3.37) Will China remain a reliable partner? (7.26) The air cargo market (12.00) Who is paying for spiking jet fuel prices? (16.56) The re-regionalisation of supply chains (21.00) A pre-peak season surge? (27.31) Freight and WFH (37.33) The winners from a trading reset (41.00) Complicity and the illegal wildlife trade (45.00) New IMO rules (52.49) Air cargo steps forward on smuggling (57.02) ...
What next for container shipping rates and regulation as the macroeconomic clouds turn thunderous? Are carriers spending their pandemic windfalls wisely? Is deglobalisation on the agenda and, if so, what does this mean for box shipping? Who better to ask than one of the world’s leading analysts and former shipping executive, Lars Jensen, CEO of Vespucci Maritime. Credits: created, produced and hosted by Mike King Episode in more detail Why there is a precedent for today’s macroeconomic situation (3.01) Where next for global box volumes (4.28) What happens in peak season (7.51) Port congestion could unravel (10.31) Why contracts might not be honoured (17.07) Should liner performance be better? (22.40) OSRA and President Biden’s ‘intervention’ (26.59) Liner investment strategies (31.10) War, Covid and deglobalisation (35.08) ...
Credits: Created, Produced and Hosted by Mike King Mike discusses container freight rates and supply-demand with BIMCO’s Peter Sand Stifel’s Bruce Chan explains why he thinks structurally higher air freight rates are here to stay And a leading US SME shipper explains how his company is coping with lengthy shipment delays. In the fourth Episode of The Loadstar Podcast, Mike King is jointed by The Loadstar’s news editor Nick Savvides as they examine the latest efforts of the Biden administration and the Federal Maritime Commission to tackle shipping costs, They’re joined by Stifel’s Bruce Chan to explore why he thinks structurally higher air cargo prices might be here to stay. And a leading SME shipper in the US explains the damaging impact of supply chain delays on his business. Mike is then joined by BIMCO chief shipping analyst Peter Sand for an in-depth examination of freight rates and the demand and supply outlook for container shipping. ...