Current market interpretation of container backlogs and customer service freight forwarding in eastern US ports
Due to high cargo volumes, the Port of Houston in the United States will collect an overtime detention fee at its Hayabusa Loading Terminal from February 1, 2023.
A report by the Port of Houston in the United States pointed out that container throughput increased strongly compared to the previous year. The Port announced that it would continue to charge imported coke container detention from next month 1. Like many other ports, the Port of Houston has been working hard to maintain the liquidity of 3RBayport and BarboursCut coke container terminals and solve some container detention problems.
The Port of Houston implemented the Pansy Ticket Roger Guenther*E and continued to collect the main purpose of the import Falcon Packing and Detention Fee, which is mainly aimed at minimizing the storage of containers at the terminal manager and increasing the liquidity of goods, the Port plans to continue to collect new fees, saying that in the process of increasing the near demand, it is found that it is a challenge for the container to be parked at the terminal. The Port implements the additional method of Wen Yuan, which is expected to help optimize the terminal space and make the smooth delivery of goods to local consumers.
It is reported that from the eighth day after the free container, the Port of Houston will charge a fee of forty-five dollars per box in addition to the demurrage fee for loading the imported container. The cargo owner will bear the cost. The Port announced a new detention fee scheme last October, which it believed would help reduce container stops at the terminal. Still, the Port was forced to delay the implementation of the charges so that it could make necessary software upgrades. The Port Commission also approved exorbitant import demurrage in October. The Port of Houston's enforcement can be implemented as required after the announcement.
The Port of Houston in the United States has not yet reported the volume of Hayabusa in December last year but reported a strong throughput performance in November, handling a total of 348,950 TEU, down from October last year, but still up 11% year-on-year. It's Cut and Bay. RT Container Terminal had the highest month on record, with coke volumes up 17% in the first 11 months of 2022.
Roger Guenther}" retailers continue to invest in regional distribution centers, and some petrochemical exports are reversing. However, vessel queues are decreasing at ports within a short period.
According to the data, Fushanji Port and Long Beach Port jointly announced in October 2021 that if carriers do not improve container flow and increase efforts to remove empty containers at the terminal, they will impose detention fees. The Port has never implemented the bun fee and reported in mid-December that it found a total drop of 92 percent in cargo stacked at the terminal. From January 24 this year, the Port of San Pedro Bay will cancel the charge for falcon packing and detention fees.
Factors affecting freight forwarder customer service freight forwarding Freight transportation
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The transportation prices are different for different customer service freight forwarding
In the general international trade process, the price of transport according to different modes of transport, price is also different. International freight rates are divided into sea freight, air freight and rail freight.
The specific customer service freight forwarding freight rate can also be subdivided. For example, rail freight can be divided into passenger freight and freight. Shipping rates are also divided into tramp rates and liner rates. Tramp rates are also affected by market supply and demand relations at that time, while liner transport costs are relatively fixed. Airfreight can be divided into general goods, designated goods and special goods, and the specific transportation price is also determined according to the weight of transportation, at the same time, even if the volume is small, the weight is also counted by weight, but if the opposite is large, small weight, also according to the specific volume to calculate.
The choice of international logistics, the quality of logistics will affect the seller's store score, but also affect customer satisfaction rate.
Logistics advantages of the customer service freight forwarding in the destination country and region
In Eastern Europe, DHL has advantages in Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, Hungary and other places while EMS has advantages in Greece, Russia, Turkey and other places. Western Europe, Northern Europe, southern Europe can use DHL international express, TNT international express, these two kinds of customs clearance capacity. TNT has a clear advantage in the Netherlands and Belgium.
For Canada, the United States and other American countries, FedEx, UPS and DHL are all suitable for their strong customs clearance capacity and fast time.
Applicable to Asia, South Korea, Japan, Thailand and other Southeast Asian countries DHL, FedEx. DHL and FedEx are time-saving, but THE price of DHL is higher. Indonesia also suggests USING DHL because it has a stronger customs clearance capacity.
In Oceania, DHL and UPS aging fast, with high prices; TNT and FedEx have lower prices but relatively few outlets. Particular attention should be paid to the "Made in China" label on the packaging of Australian products.
Middle East express ARAMEX, EMS for Middle East region. Commercial express in Africa is very expensive. In remote areas, IT is suggested to send EMS international express. EMS countries have the strongest customs clearance capacity. The air express customer service freight forwarding can reach many countries and regions that commercial express and postal express cannot reach, so the wide range of customer service freight forwarding transportation is its advantage.
Factors affecting the shipping price of customer service freight forwarding
In the process of international transportation, there are many factors affecting the price of transportation, in addition to some fuel and labor costs, there are many important factors. For example, the nature of the customer service freight forwarding, its own value and packaging form, as well as stowage factor and transporter's requirements for transportation, etc. There will be some fixed costs during the use of the ship, such as the ship's maintenance insurance and fuel consumption. There is also the change of supply and demand in the customer service freight forwarding market. In the transport off-season, transport prices are relatively low, in the transport of the peak season, transport prices will be relatively high.
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