Airfreight peak on the way?

Just over half of respondents questioned for the November Stifel Logistics Confidence Index – published by consultants Transport Intelligence - said they expected an airfreight peak for fourth quarter of this year. Some 36% indicated no peak for airfreight and 12% were unsure. Of those that expecting a peak season for airfreight, 51% expect it to last 3-4 weeks and 25% expect it last longer than four weeks. Overall, the freight index ... [+]

Who are the trucking top ten?

The European road freight market will grow by just 1.0% and 1.5% for 2013 and 2014 but the medium-term prospects to 2017 are more optimistic say analysts Transport Intelligence. Ti’s latest report ‘European Road Freight Transport 2014’ includes comprehensive profiles of the leading European road freight operators and market sizing ... [+]

Forwarders see future strength

Freight forwarders confidence in a market turnaround increased for the fifth consecutive month in March according to the latest survey undertaken by Transport Intelligence. The Stifel Logistics Confidence Index was up 0.4 points to 52.5 in March compared with 52.1 in February. In terms of the present logistics situation, the index ... [+]

Freight industry must up its e-commerce game

The freight industry has so far failed to develop the sorts of sophisticated services demanded by e-commerce traders, according to a new report by logistics analysts, Ti. While Europe’s e-commerce market is flourishing in the face of adversity, defying economic woes and the sluggish performance of overall retail sales – and ... [+]

Forwarders maintain profits in face of recession, says new report

The freight forwarding industry has come through the recession with its profitability relatively intact, but it has been a volatile and difficult year, say consultants Transport Intelligence (Ti). Global Freight Forwarding 2012 – published on 12 July – and one of the few surveys dedicated to the industry found that ... [+]

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