Maritime surpassing export trade to pick up container shortage
Source:Jing Sheng Click: Time:2017.07.19
Due to the shortage of shipping containers caused by the rapid rise in shipping prices, many import and export enterprises affected, since 2010, import and export trade gradually improved, the emergence of a global shortage of sea containers, shipping prices in recent years, the highest point. Qingdao love Ke Ruijin Trade Co., Ltd. Zhang Zhenjiang, general manager of the recent export has been set to worry about things, the morning of October 12 he found a number of shipping companies all burst warehouse. Qingdao Yu Cheng International Logistics Co., Ltd. market sales staff Chen Ming said that due to the shortage of shipping containers, resulting in sea freight prices soaring, he Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and other Middle East lines, for example, sea containers offer the highest to the peak, of which 20 feet standard container quotes $ 1,600, while the 40-foot standard container quotes $ 2,800, and the offer has doubled from the beginning of the year.
"The import and export trade picked up and increased the demand for maritime containers." Municipal Transportation Commission official said, during the financial crisis, shipping companies to reduce operating costs, early dismantling some of the old sea containers, and cut the purchase of new shipping Container expenses. From the second half of last year to pick up the economy, shipping improved, empty box tight. At the same time, trade imbalances have also created a shortage of maritime containers.
Municipal Transportation Commission official said, the logistics company should take measures to avoid risks, according to the liner company's own characteristics and different routes and freight characteristics of the box turnover; to encourage customers to dismantle the box as soon as possible to speed up the box turnover; , As needed, transferred to the empty box, to avoid the ship twice the box.