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November Freight Market Report

The air freight market benefited from massive modal-shift volumes over the last two years, as ocean carriers struggled to maintain schedule integrity in the face of endemic disruption, but those shippers are moving back to ocean as congestion eases and

New flagship set to open in 2023

Noatum Logistics UK is building a state-of-the-art 230,000 sq. ft. distribution centre in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, to support a new five-year logistics contract with a leading Global retail fashion brand. Construction is proceeding well and the project team is on schedule to

New Birmingham office

The Noatum Logistics’ team in the heart of England have outgrown their Birmingham home of 15 years and have now completed their move to new commercial premises, that can accommodate the current team and is future-proofed to support the continued

October Freight Market Report

Market fundamentals have been changing rapidly and the costs of transporting goods out of China and many other critical sourcing regions continues to sink amid a sharp slowdown in western economies.  Air freight rates continue to soften, with ocean rates

Noatum Logistics short-listed for UK freight forwarding award

Two years after winning the British International Freight Association’s ‘Air Cargo Services Award’, Noatum Logistics has been shortlisted in the category again at the freight trade association’s 2022 Freight Service awards. BIFA represents and promotes the freight forwarding sector to NGO,

The IMO 2023 challenge to container shipping

IMO2020 enforced changes in the low-sulphur fuel types that container ships used, or the use of high-sulphur scrubbers, to cut the carbon intensity of all ships by 40% by 2030. In two months, IMO 2023 will require containers ships to

Overlapping Felixstowe and Liverpool port strikes

Dock workers at Felixstowe, Britain’s biggest container port, started their second walkout this morning, with an eight-day strike over pay, that overlaps a similar walkout over pay by Unite Union members at the Port of Liverpool from the 19th September

September Freight Market Report

As global economies take a battering, with purchase manager indices and consumer sentiment plunging, the inevitable slowing in demand is leading carriers to blank sailings, with 8.8% of capacity due to be pulled from Asia to Europe and a pronounced