Transportation

We know the Chinese market and its culture, here we share the topics that we think are most relevant about China and the economic situation, which we think can help you make decisions.
4 de April de 2022

Why are container costs not going down?

As everybody knows by now, container costs raised tenfold during Covid (yes, multiply by 10). For example, Ningbo-Barcelona 20ft container, from USD700 to USD7500 (but if you really wanted your container to ship on time, you had to pay premium, up to USD9500-10000). The causes that caused container prices to […]
27 de October de 2021

When will container prices go down?

When container prices shot up during Covid pandemic, we all though that the situation would be transitory. Nobody thought that, more than a year later, the situation would be so dramatic: prices are ten times higher than usual and, even when you pay, it’s very hard to get a container, […]
15 de March de 2021

Container costs go crazy

Just a quick update on this post we wrote analyzing the situation of transportation market, and explaining why the container prices were skyrocketing and how we saw the situation. Here is the current situation (averange prices that WE pay for containers, which is not necessarily the market price): We are […]
1 de December de 2020

Why are containers so expensive lately?

Now that it seems that Covid situation is improving and we can finally relax a little bit and get back to business as usual, shipaggedon is here (cool name but sadly not mine, New York times gets the credit). To make it short, good luck these days if you want […]
29 de October de 2019
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“So, what price are you offering me?”

At this last edition of HOST we received many questions like these from first time visitors to our stand. Of course, we were not surprised, as one of the main purposes of any visitor is to check if our offer is competitive enough compared to other manufacturers. While we know […]