Baltic Exchange

Transpac rates rise while supply chains brace for Ever Given impact

By Damian Brett

Air cargo rates on the transpacific trade lane picked up last week while capacity remains tight and supply chains brace…

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Shippers urged to get creative to combat space shortages

By Damian Brett

Shippers have been urged to get creative as capacity shortages and high rates in air cargo and other modes are…

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Monthly airfreight rates stable in February on key trades

By Damian Brett

Average monthly airfreight rates on key trade lanes were largely static in February compared with a month earlier but remain…

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Cargo load factors remain strong despite Chinese New Year

By Damian Brett

Air cargo load factors remained strong during the Chinese New Year as demand did not fall as strongly as it…

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Air cargo capacity expected to remain constrained

By Damian Brett

Air cargo capacity is expected to remain constrained for some time, resulting in forwarders increasingly relying on charter operations. In…

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Airfreight rates expected to remain elevated in 2021

By Damian Brett

Airfreight rates are expected to remain elevated in 2021 as the demand outlook remains uncertain and belly capacity is slowly…

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The Baltic Exchange launches air cargo derivatives indices

By Damian Brett

Derivatives trading platform the Baltic Exchange has launched weekly airfreight indices to allow companies to hedge against rate swings. The…

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Baltic Exchange to add airfreight pricing index

By Damian Brett

Derivatives trading platform Baltic Exchange will adopt TAC Index airfreight rate data to publish its first index of airfreight prices…

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