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2022 In the News

Air freight demand grows even as supply bottlenecks ease

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Supply chain: ‘We are seeing more shifts’ to America’s East Coast

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There are 3 major signs inflation may have peaked — but they don’t mean things are going to get cheaper right away

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Shipping costs head back to earth

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Container freight rates weaken as demand starts to drop

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There’s a massive pile-up of car, furniture exports bound for U.S. and it’s spreading across European ports

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Shock for carriers as spot rates fall below long-term contract prices

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Container spot rates duck below long-term rates on the transpacific

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South American cargo airline joins Freightos e-booking platform

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Inflation Cuts Online Fashion Down to Size

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Freightos goes live with digital forwarder, airline payments on WebCargo

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Shanghai lockdown exposes global supply chain strains

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Freightos launches carbon calculator

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We’ve reached a tipping point in adoption of air cargo digitalization

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Airfreight forwarders still rely on the spot market, despite controlling capacity

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Economic chaos from China forces British companies to reshape supply chains

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Shanghai’s Plan to Reboot the Supply Chain Will Hit Workers Hardest

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Shanghai port congestion grows as lockdown continues

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Carriers using digital tools to broaden shipper reach: Freightos

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45 cities in China are in some sort of COVID lockdown. Here’s the toll that’s taking

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Chinese carriers are shipping more empty containers than full ones out of U.S. West Coast ports

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Lockdowns in Shanghai and other Chinese cities pose a growing threat to the economy

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The Pandemic’s Nerd Celebrities

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Lockdowns in China Block Truck Shipments and Close Factories

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How Bad Are Supply-Chain Delays? So Bad That Companies Are Already Placing Holiday Orders

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This Is What Happens When Globalization Breaks Down

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Money Talks: War of Interdependence

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Here’s how the new Covid lockdowns in China are impacting the global supply chain

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Brace for delays to your Amazon and Walmart orders, trade official warns

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China shutdowns threaten supply chain

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The five charts that tell you why your shopping is going to cost more

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How the Russia-Ukraine war is worsening shipping snarls and pushing up freight rates

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Ukraine conflict could send global shipping costs surging

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Putin’s War in Ukraine Will Make Your Next Car Even More Expensive

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First trade in container futures heralds new market

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American Airlines Cargo joins WebCargo booking platform

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Amazon and Maersk are setting up a fight for the world’s supply chains

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Major Freight Forwarders Suspend Russia Services

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FBX launch on CME

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FACT SHEET: Lowering Prices and Leveling the Playing Field in Ocean Shipping

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Pandemic legacy: Israeli company transforms jets for cargo

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GSCW chat: Freightos’ digital platform connects supply chain through data, pricing

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‘Exceptionally challenging’: how rising shipping costs hit UK firms

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How Peloton fell prey to the ‘bullwhip effect’ after spending the past year building up its supply chain

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Seattle’s new ship terminal poised to unclog the West Coast supply chain backup

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Air Canada is gearing up for a new phase of the pandemic

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7LFreight becomes a part of Freightos Group

WebCargo, the world’s largest air cargo booking platform just got bigger.

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New Studies Find Unprecedented Impact from Supply-Chain Turmoil

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Integrated Offerings – Massive Carriers To Become Giants

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All eyes on the Transpacific as container rates look set to rise again

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2021 In the News

Redwood sees integrations as path through supply chain roadblocks

Journal of Commerce covers Redwoods Logistics integration with Freightos’ Freight-as-a-Service APIs.

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Digital freight players aim for visibility amid container shipping crunch

Freightos Group CEO, Zvi Schreiber, is interviewed by TradeWinds on the digitzation of the freight industry.

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Shortages, not shipping costs, are driving up the price of holiday gifts

Quartz quoted Freightos research on increased price tags on consumer goods due to the increase in supplier freight costs.

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Air freight takes off as companies try to dodge supply chain pain

Camilo Garcia, WebCargo executive, is quoted on the shift some businesses are making from ocean freight to air freight.

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Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, November 19, 2021

Freightos data was quoted in the White House press briefing to illustrate the end of peak season.

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No, the supply chain isn’t because American consumers are buying too much

This article by Freightos CMO, Eytan Buchman, expands on the current supply chain disruptions

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Digital bookings revolutionize red-hot market for air freight

Bloomberg uses WebCargo’s advancement over the past year and a half as an example for how air cargo is embracing digitalization.

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U.S. retailers suffer shortages before holiday season

Nikkei Asia quotes Freightos data that ocean freight costs have jumped more than 10X from pre-pandemic levels

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Ocean shipping rates fall but ports are still jammed

Freightos Head of Research, Judah Levine is quoted on the decline in freight rates.

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As supply lines strain, some corporations rewrite production playbook

As The Washington Post explore supply chain disruptions, the Freightos Baltic Index is cited as a data point for freight prices.

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Ships keep coming, pushing US port logjam and waits to records

Bloomberg references Freightos freight rate data, which is fivefold from last year.

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Supply chain disruptions continued to fuel price increases in October.

The New York Times cites Freightos data on transit times for freight as well as the increase in consumer pricing due to the increased cost of ocean freight.

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How your online shopping and COVID-19 clogged the supply chain

In this CNET interview with Freightos Group CEO, Zvi Schreiber, he explains the factors that led to the supply chain crisis and how it might end.

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Lost in Transit: Major Delays Plague China-U.S. Shipping

Statista references Freightos group analysis and data in this article on shipping delays.

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Anxious European importers turn to trucks to get Chinese goods

Nikkei Asia references Freightos Baltic Index elevated freight rates in exploring European imports from Asia.

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100 Stranded Ships, 10-Week Delays And 8 Million Unmade Cars: A Look At America’s Supply Chain Woes

Freightos Data illustrates the steep increase in freight cost from October 2019 to October 2021 in the Forbes article.

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What’s plaguing the American economy? According to the Fed, it’s shortages

The Economist compares current high freight rates provided by Freightos to freight rates from one year ago.

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The 4 things logistics experts are looking at to know when the supply chain crisis will end

Freightos Group CMO, Eytan Buchman, talks to Business Insider about the factors involved in the supply chain crisis.

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Port Gridlock Stretches Supply Lines Thin in Blow for Economies

Judah Levine, Freightos Group Head of Research, explains to Bloomberg that even if supply stains ease in China, backlogs at US West Coast ports may persist

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Will supply chain delays impact holiday shopping? Port of LA director says start buying now

ABC quotes Freightos data on the price of shipping a container from China to the US West Coast in October 2021 compared to October 2019.

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Supply chain crisis has voters on edge

Meet the Press compares 2021 and 2019 freight transit times, provided by Freightos

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The waiting game: where are the world’s worst port delays?

The Financial Times uses freight rates from the Freightos Baltic Index to illustrate how port backlogs are contributing to higher freight prices.

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How Biden plans to combat ‘longstanding weaknesses’ in American supply chain

A day after President Biden addressed the supply chain crisis, PBS quotes the Freightos Baltic Index prices from China to the US West Coast in explaining the factors leading to disruption.

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Freightos Data launches Freightos Air Index

Freightos Data launches an air cargo index based on transactional air cargo prices to provide industry transparency and support decision making.

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It’s already too late to ship goods to the US in time for Christmas

Quartz uses Freightos data on door-to-door transit times to calculate whether importers can get customers holiday presents on time.

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Container shipping rates drift lower after a record-setting climb

Judah Levine, Freightos Group’s Head of Research, is quoted by Bloomberg on the softening of freight prices, as depicted by the Freightos Baltic Index.

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Freight rates drop on popular shipping routes in sign that supply chains normalise soon

The Institute of Export & International Trade references Freightos data to signal the first drop in freight prices since August.

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The creative ways retailers are trying to sidestep shipping delays, from Home Depot flying in power tools to Coca-Cola chartering bulk vessels used for coal

Amid record-high container shipping rates, Business Insider explores how companies have adapted and cites Freightos on the tranditional price difference between ocean and air freight.

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You shopped like never before. The supply chain couldn't handle it

CNET references Freightos data compiled on lengthy transit times for ocean freight.

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You shopped like never before. The supply chain couldn’t handle it

CNET references Freightos data compiled on lengthy transit times for ocean freight.

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Rising shipping costs are companies’ latest inflation riddle

As freight rates top $20,000, the Freightos Baltic Index is cited as being five times higher year on year and 14 times higher than the same time in 2019.

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Executives warn customers to brace for continued shortages and price hikes in 2022: 'I half-jokingly tell people, "Order your Christmas presents now"'

As freight rates peak, Freightos Group’s Head of Research, Judah Levine, tells Business Insider that shipping prices from Asia to the US are 500% higher year-on-year

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Executives warn customers to brace for continued shortages and price hikes in 2022: ‘I half-jokingly tell people, “Order your Christmas presents now”‘

As freight rates peak, Freightos Group’s Head of Research, Judah Levine, tells Business Insider that shipping prices from Asia to the US are 500% higher year-on-year

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A perfect storm for container shipping

Freightos Group CMO, Eytan Buchman, is quoted by the Economist on the supply chain crisis and increased door-to-door shipping times.

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French shipping line CMA CGM caps freight rates amid market turmoil

The Financial Times references historically high freight prices as recorded by Freightos Data.

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How the pandemic turned humble shipping containers into the hottest items on the planet

The Freightos Baltic Index spot rates across lanes are featured in this CNN article on shipping prices

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Order your Christmas presents now – the shipping crisis isn't ending anytime soon

Freightos Group CMO, Eytan Buchman breaks down the factors leading to the shipping crisis and how it might end.

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Order your Christmas presents now – the shipping crisis isn’t ending anytime soon

Freightos Group CMO, Eytan Buchman breaks down the factors leading to the shipping crisis and how it might end.

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Mazda shuts down plants as cargo flights from Shanghai dry up

As some airports in China are being impacted by COVID outbreaks, Freightwaves cites Freightos data showing that air freight rates have jumped 15% to 25% in the past week, double what they were a year ago.

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What an adult tricycle says about the world’s bottleneck problems

The New York Times cites Freightos data for why certain ships would be more interested in sticking with more lucrative routes

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What an adult tricycle says about the world's bottleneck problems

The New York Times cites Freightos data for why certain ships would be more interested in sticking with more lucrative routes

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Chinese ports choke over ‘zero tolerance’ COVID-19 policy

With COVID-related shutdowns impacting supply chains in China, Reuters refers to the record-high freight rates seen on the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

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Chinese ports choke over 'zero tolerance' COVID-19 policy

With COVID-related shutdowns impacting supply chains in China, Reuters refers to the record-high freight rates seen on the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

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How the global shipping crisis could ruin the holidays

The Freightos Baltic Index shows that freight prices are trending upwards due to the ongoing shipping crisis

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Ningbo: Global supply fears as China partly shuts major port

Amid ongoing supply chain disruptions, Ninbgo’s partial shutdown leads the BBC to wonder how it will impact already sky high freight rates according to the Freightos Baltic Index (FBX)

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China’s zero-Covid policy is so strict that it shut down a whole shipping terminal after just one case

With the port of Ningbo shutting down due to a COVID outbreak, CNBC cites skyrocketing Freightos Baltic Index (FBX) rates as a byproduct of shipping delays this year.

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China's zero-Covid policy is so strict that it shut down a whole shipping terminal after just one case

With the port of Ningbo shutting down due to a COVID outbreak, CNBC cites skyrocketing Freightos Baltic Index (FBX) rates as a byproduct of shipping delays this year.

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China-US container shipping rates sail past 20,000 to record

Reuters cites Freightos data in regards to container spot prices having climbed 500% in one year

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EL AL Cargo Accelerates Digital Air Cargo (DAC) Adoption via WebCargo

WebCargo offers more airline capacity to forwarders through EL AL partnership

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Outlook: Shipping Container Rates To Remain Elevated Into 2022 As US Demand Outpaces Capacity

Freightos webinar panelists predict freight rates will remain elevated beyond Lunar New Year in 2022

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The CEO Of A Freight-Booking Company Explains The Reason Behind Shipping Delays

Business Insider quotes Freightos Group CEO, Zvi Schreiber on how a descrease in goods consumption could lead to an end in shipping delays

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Biden Targets High Shipping Costs as Pandemic Ravages Global Supply Chains

The Washington Post cites FBX prices reaching historic highs this year due to pandemic-related causes, and how low rates have been in previous years

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“Could Take A Few Years for Ships to Catch Up to Demand”

Catch Zvi Schreiber, the CEO of the Freightos Group, on Bloomberg’s “What’d You Miss” sounding off on the unprecedented spike in global freight demand, how it might end, and when exactly that will be.

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"Could Take A Few Years for Ships to Catch Up to Demand"

Catch Zvi Schreiber, the CEO of the Freightos Group, on Bloomberg’s “What’d You Miss” sounding off on the unprecedented spike in global freight demand, how it might end, and when exactly that will be.

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Shipping Delays and Higher Rates Get Small Businesses Jammed Up

Freightos data shows shipping prices from China-US up 344% since Jan 2020, and prices from Asia-Europe up 130% since Jan 2021, greatly impacting small businesses.

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U.S. Worker-Aid Plan Is Casualty as Trade Deal Fast-Track Ends

Freightos.com chart depicts the average increase in port-to-port transit time for freight booked on Freightos marketplace

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This is how the shipping crisis ends

Freightos Group CMO, Eytan Buchman, talks to Business Insider about the shipping container shortage crisis and skyrocketing ocean rates

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Launch of Freightos white label platform means every forwarder can sell online now

Freightos Group CEO, Zvi Schreiber, was interviewed by The Loadstar on the launch of WebCargo Vista, a while label freight rate management and online sales portal

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Shipping stocks have notched triple-digit gains in 2021 as transport rates skyrocket

Freightos data reports an all-time high for spot freight rates amid shipping container disruptions

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Supply chain snafus could affect what’s available to you on Amazon Prime Day

A Freightos survey found that 75% of SMBs who sell on Amazon are experiencing supply chain disruptions

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Supply chain snafus could affect what's available to you on Amazon Prime Day

A Freightos survey found that 75% of SMBs who sell on Amazon are experiencing supply chain disruptions

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How ‘chaos’ in the shipping industry is choking the economy

Freightos data shows the cost of global freight has tripled since 2019, in this Planet Money explainer on how supply chain disruptions are impacting the economy.

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How 'chaos' in the shipping industry is choking the economy

Freightos data shows the cost of global freight has tripled since 2019, in this Planet Money explainer on how supply chain disruptions are impacting the economy.

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Fresh COVID-19 outbreaks in Asia disrupt global shipping, chip supply chain

With container shortages and delays, Freightos data highlights the freight rate jump by 63% since the beginning of the year and more than 3X year-over-year

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Major shipping firms warn of worsening congestion at China’s Yantian port

With a COVID outbreak at one of China’s busiest ports, Reuters cites Freightos data that container freight rates from China to Europe reached a record high

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Major shipping firms warn of worsening congestion at China's Yantian port

With a COVID outbreak at one of China’s busiest ports, Reuters cites Freightos data that container freight rates from China to Europe reached a record high

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NCA lists its capacity on WebCargo

Announcing Nippon Cargo Airlines as its newest partner, nearly 25% of global air cargo capacity is now available on WebCargo, up from 11.1% this time last year

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Vanguard turns to WebCargo for instant forwarder quoting

Vanguard Logistics has begun providing forwarder customers real-time access to LCL spot rates via WebCargo AcceleRate.

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Sea change: global freight sails out of the digital dark ages

In an article on the digitalization of the freight industry, Reuters references WebCargo’s 20X increase of air cargo eBookings between March 2020 and March 2021

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Tin prices soar on electronics demand, shipping trouble

The Wall Street Journal uses Freightos data to illustrate the impact of container shortages raising spot rates 3X higher year-over-year

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Global ports grapple with backlog from Suez Canal blockage

Freightos data depicts how the container shortage, exacerbated by the Suez Canal blockage, is pushing freight rates higher

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Freightos sees marketplace SOPs as path to curbing bad booking behavior

Freightos.com CEO, Ruthie Amaru talks to JOC about the 40-page standard operating procedures manual for buyers and sellers on the Freightos marketplace

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Turkish Cargo Joins WebCargo

In a further step for Digital Air Cargo, Turkish Cargo, one of the world’s largest airlines announces they are joining WebCargo

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The Fallout from the Suez Canal Ship is Coming to a Store Near You

Freightos research is used to explain how the Suez Canal block will impact everyday customers and shippers

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Carriers Rejected at Least $1.3 Billion in Potential U.S. Agricultural Exports from July to December

Freightos data is referenced in this article to illustrate the prohibitively high cost of shipping from China to the US as opposed to the other direction

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Twill, Freightos Launch Instant Container Quote Pilot

Freightos.com and Twill launch experiment aimed at smaller shippers to provide instant spot quote rates

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How Will Chinese New Year Impact The Global Supply Chain Bottleneck?

Freightos analyst, Judah Levine, is quoted on the cargo shortage and how the situation will look going forward

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Freight-Cost Pain Intensifies as Pandemic Rocks Ocean Shipping

Freightos survey mention on small businesses increasing their prices in response to sky-high freight rates.

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The pandemic is making a mess of shipping from China

Eytan Buchman, CMO of Freightos, talks to Quartz about supply chain disruptions and rocketing freight rates caused by COVID

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Pandemic aftershocks overwhelm global supply lines

Freightos data is referenced in this article to highlight the extreme cost of shipping and how that reflects consumption during the pandemic.

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Supply bottlenecks are pushing up costs for manufacturers

A Freightos.com marketplace survey found that 77% of small businesses experienced supply chain difficulties due to the pandemic over the last six months, which impacts consumer prices.

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Qatar Airways joins WebCargo

Following a year where eBookings increased 10X, Qatar Airways Cargo – world’s largest cargo airline – announces eBookings will be available through WebCargo.

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Shipping costs quadruple to record highs on China-Europe ‘bottleneck’

Freightos data graphic illustrates how container freight rates have soared over the past year, and its impact on creating a bottleneck.

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Alibaba’s Cainiao launches container booking service, cites global cargo woes

As Alibaba launches a container booking service, Reuters references Freightos data to contextualize the tumultuous moment in freight.

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2020 In the News

Why everything from furniture to diet soda is so hard to buy right now

Freightos Data is referenced in this article to highlight the impact COVID-19 has had on shipping times.

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Tradeling makes freight booking simple, convenient and cost-effective with Freightos.com

Freightos.com and Tradeling announce a partnership enabling B2B customers to easily access freight pricing and services through the digital marketplace.

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Cargo eBookings surge in September

In an unexpected year for freight pricing, WebCargo noted a 3X increase in eBookings on the platform.

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Air Cargo enters uncharted territory of high demand, low capacity Q4

Camilo Garcia Cervera, WebCargo Global VP, talks to Stat Trade TImes about what he expects from air cargo in Q4 of 2020.

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JOC Uncharted: Episode 17

Ruthie Amaru, CEO of Freightos.com delves into the impact of COVID-19 on small shippers on this episode of JOC Uncharted.

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How has trade survived COVID-19?

Throughout COVID-19 there has been an increased demand in e-commerce which, as Freightos shares with the Economist, is one of the likely causes of surging ocean freight prices.

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Talking heads: industry reactions to the 'difficult decisions' by Maersk

Freightos Group CEO, Zvi Schreiber shares his thoughts on the implications of the Maersk takeover of Damco.

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Talking heads: industry reactions to the ‘difficult decisions’ by Maersk

Freightos Group CEO, Zvi Schreiber shares his thoughts on the implications of the Maersk takeover of Damco.

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Alibaba.com taxis toward a long B2B e-commerce runway

As cross-border B2B goes digital, Freightwaves cites the partnership between Freightos.com and Alibaba as an example of how that’s happening.

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Maersk quarterly profit triples on rising freight rates, falling costs

The WSJ dives into Maersk’s Q3 2020 results, shaped by COVID and the ongoing recovery, and leverages Freightos Data.

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Digital air cargo bookings continue to grow despite COVID-19 outbreak

As COVID-19 continues to impact global air cargo, Freightos talks to Aircargo News about air cargo’s resilience and the impact on the industry’s digitization.

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Don’t write off ‘digital freight forwarders’ – look and learn from them

Freightos Group CMO Eytan Buchman shares his perspective on logistics technology investment with notable trade publication The Loadstar following industry skeptisim after news of digital forwader Beacon’s latest funding round.

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Don’t write off 'digital freight forwarders' – look and learn from them

Freightos Group CMO Eytan Buchman shares his perspective on logistics technology investment with notable trade publication The Loadstar following industry skeptisim after news of digital forwader Beacon’s latest funding round.

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Alibaba adds financing tools and online trade shows for U.S. merchants

TechCrunch covers news of www.freightos.com’s partnership with Alibaba.com to help SMBs navigate cross-border freight smoothly.

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Digitalisation is the only way out for air cargo

STAT Times features WebCargo by Freightos in a comprehensive piece on how digitization has enabled air cargo to step-up during the COVID-19 pandemic and propel the industry into the 21st century during a time when air cargo traffic and demand couldn’t be higher.

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IBS and WebCargo to partner on digital air cargo bookings

Air Cargo News covered our industry-first initiative between WebCargo by Freightos and IBS Software; a strategic partnership empowering airlines to become fully digital with an easy and cost-effective solution. The partnership ensures faster and smoother movement of supply chains during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus Upheaval Triggers Corporate Search for Supply-Chain Technology

The Wall Street Journal features Freightos Group in a piece discussing how COVID-19 has companies stepping up investments aimed at simplifying and speeding up their logistics operations.

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Companies try to slow product shipments from overseas

The Financial Times cites Freightos Data to showcase how ‘Slow steaming’ options for imports gain popularity as coronavirus lockdowns sap demand.

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The looming demand-side crisis at US ports

The Financial Times covers the shipping slow down during the COVID-19 pandemic and shares Freightos Group insight regarding the increased demand for air cargo to ship essential items like medical and persoanl protective equipment.

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COVID-19 and Trade: Stories from the Data

Jump to minute 11:20 to hear Soumaya Keynes trade and globalization editor of The Economist magazine, and the co-host of a podcast covering economic trade called Trade Talks shares insights from her conversation with Freightos Group CMO Eytan Buchman regarding COVID-19 and trade.

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Ports feel coronavirus impact on global trade

The Financial Times cites Freightos data highliting the impact global ports are feeling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Airlines Use Empty Passenger Jets to Ease the Cargo Crunch

Iconic technology publication Wired features Freightos Group insights regarding the impact COVID-19 has and will continue to have on passenger and cargo flights.

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Coronavirus adds uncertainty and cost to tech company supply chains

TechRepublic taps Freightos Group data to highlight the COVID-19’s impact on supply chains during the pandemic.

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Freightos rolls out FedEx customs brokerage add-on

The Journal of Commerce covers Freightos Group’s partnership with FedEx highlighting how on-demand customs services leverages the playing field for SMBs navigating the compliance systems and customs brokerage relationships.

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Global shipping has been hit by the coronavirus. Now goods are getting stranded

CNN Business features Freightos Group insights regarding shipping delays from China following the COVID-19 outbreak.

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The Coronavirus is having an enormous impact on the US economy, according to an unusual source of data, but it’s also been a boon to at least four startups

Business Insider showcases Freightos.com, the world’s largest online freight marketplace, data highlighting the impact coronavirus is having on the economy.

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The Coronavirus is having an enormous impact on the US economy, according to an unusual source of data, but it's also been a boon to at least four startups

Business Insider showcases Freightos.com, the world’s largest online freight marketplace, data highlighting the impact coronavirus is having on the economy.

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Baltic Exchange begins publishing Freightos rate index

The Journal of Commerce covers the daily launch of  Freightos Baltic Index (FBX). Launched in April 2018, FBX moved from weekly to daily spot ocean freight rate indices for 40-foot containers (FEUs) from hundreds of global logistics providers via the Baltic Exchange and the Freightos Group, adding real-time, transparent price discovery and risk mitigation into the container freight market that powers global trade. 

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Will UK cargo shippers ever switch off?

Freightos.com, the world’s largest online freight marketplace, data showcases logistics provider search trends in the UK and North America over the 2019 Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

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2019 In the News

Forwarders embracing digital quotes: Freightos survey

Esteemed logistics technology publication, the Journal of Commerce, covers the Freightos Group’s flagship report assessing the state of digitization among the world’s top 20 freight forwarders.

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SAS Cargo to launch full digital capability with WebCargo

Lloyd’s Loading List covers WebCargo’s, a Freightos Group Company, partnership with SAS Cargo, launching fully digital eBooking, dynamic rates, and capacity availability.

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Freightos: Demystifying freight pricing promises benefits for all

Freightos chief marketing officer Ruthie Amaru talks digital freight pricing, marketplaces, and industry front-runners at FreightWaves LIVE.

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A starting point for selecting a digital air freight platform

Industry analyst Cathy Roberson analyzes air cargo platforms, mentioning Freightos as a pioneer and front-runner.

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A $4 Trillion Opportunity

Technology writer Chris O’Brien features Freightos in his article on how a digitally-optimized logistics industry could add huge value to the world economy.

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FreightWaves announces 2020 FreightTech 100

Industry-leading publication FreightWaves, awarded Freightos for the second consecutive year a 2020 FreightTech 100 Award.The FreightTech 100 highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies across the freight industry.

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Freightos appoints IAG Cargo's Camilo Garcia to 'bridge the gap' between cargo and technology

IAG Cargo’s Camilo Garcia joins Freightos Group as global vice president for business development of the WebCargo by Freightos business unit. The Loadstar features highlights of the announcement including what such a move means for the industry’s push for faster digitization.

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Freightos appoints IAG Cargo’s Camilo Garcia to ‘bridge the gap’ between cargo and technology

IAG Cargo’s Camilo Garcia joins Freightos Group as global vice president for business development of the WebCargo by Freightos business unit. The Loadstar features highlights of the announcement including what such a move means for the industry’s push for faster digitization.

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China’s Sinoair adds online service with Freightos WebCargo

China’s largest freight forwarder, Sinotrans, announces offering online quoting and booking for air freight via WebCargo, the logistics purchasing platform from Freightos.

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How can you prepare for the latest trends affecting final-mile logistics?

Freightos insight regarding industry use of APIs to deliver real-time is included in this round-up of biggest trends affecting delivery in the final mile.

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The big interview with Manel Galindo of WebCargo by Freightos

Air Cargo Week spoke with WebCargo by Freightos CEO Manel Galindo about air cargo complexities and how Freightos is helping the industry embrace digitization with its latest product debut, WebCargo Sky.

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Freightos looks to bring United Airlines air cargo service online

Freight Waves covers WebCargo by Freightos’ latest partnership with United Cargo, which enables the air carrier to offer air cargo through its own site or through a third-party marketplace. In an industry first, United’s pricing and booking engine will be powered through cloud computing services.

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Freightos CEO Zvi Schreiber Talks Logistics Technology

Freight Waves Insiders hosts Freightos CEO Zvi Schreiber to discuss: Freightos new deal with a major airline and the dangers of replicating Amazon’s business model.

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Freightos makes air cargo e-booking free to all forwarders

Popular trade publication Lloyd’s Loading List covers WebCargo by Freightos’ latest product launch WebCargo Sky. Sky provides forwarders with live access to air cargo rates across a huge number of airlines. With select airlines, like Air France, KLM, British Airways, Lufthansa, Iberia, Aer Lingus, and others, Sky also offers live insights into available capacity and live booking.

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IAG to offer electronic booking through Freightos

Air Cargo News covers IAG Cargo’s partnership with Freightos to introduce instant quoting, dynamic pricing and eBooking. IAG Cargo is the third major air carrier to partner with Freightos to ramp up its digitization. Lufthansa and Air France KLM have also announced partnerships.

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Trade Tensions Worry Ship Operators

Iconic international daily The Wall Street Journal cites Freightos’ international freight index (FBX) to frame how the U.S.-China tariff saga is impacting the container shipping industry.

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The case for regulating Amazon logistics

Freightos CEO and founder, Zvi Schreiber, warns of the dangers of Amazon leveraging their monopoly in e-commerce to gain an unfair advantage in logistics in this opinion editorial featured in top logistics publication The Journal of Commerce.

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As air freight carriers move to online pricing, forwarders call for comparison sites

Referencing a Freightos announcement with Air France-KLM-Martinair Cargo, The Loadstar explores how dynamic pricing information and eBooking is changing the industry.

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Digitisation finally taking off as air cargo carriers develop online distribution

The Loadstar covers Freightos news of Air France-KLM Cargo signed up to offer rates, capacity information and booking capability via WebCargo by Freightos to more than 14,000 forwarders. And in a first for the industry, dynamic pricing information.

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Freightos WebCargo acquires Air Freight Bazaar India

Air Cargo News covers WebCargo by Freightos’ acquisition of Indian air cargo rates and sales platform Air Freight Bazaar, bringing even more efficiency to India’s air cargo market with dynamic pricing and eBooking.

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These are the digital freight start-ups disrupting the global logistics industry

Yahoo Finance, the largest business and financial news site in the world, covers Freightos as a top five digital freight startup to watch.

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Index-linked contracts open the door for container freight derivatives

Lloyd’s List, one of the oldest running shipping journals, speaks to Freightos CEO Zvi Schreiber about why carriers and shippers should be using index-linked contracts to reduce volatility and avoid contract breaches.

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Is logistics finally ready for APIs?

Top trade publication The Journal of Commerce cites Freightos’ research regarding adoption of application programming interfaces (APIs) in shipping.

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Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd digital leaders among ocean carriers: survey

Covering a Freightos benchmark survey of digital maturity for the world’s top 30 air/ocean carriers, Supply Chain Dive publishes key highlights including: which carriers are leading the way, what sets the top performers apart, and the competitive edge smaller carriers have in the race to get online.

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Amazon pushing hard into ocean shipping, making it easier for Chinese goods to get to you

USA Today consults Freightos expert regarding Amazon’s moves to ramp up its ocean shipping services and, along the way, help Chinese manufacturers reach US households at scale.

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