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87 Billion Parcels Were Shipped in 2018

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Parcel shipping is a booming business. Especially e-commerce has had a big impact on shipping volumes and spend. In total, there were 87 billion parcels shipped worldwide in 2018, according to Pitney Bowes. This constitutes a 104 percent increase compared to 2014. …

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index sheds over 7pc to touch 4-month trough The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, slid more than 7 percent to its lowest in over four months …

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index falls on softer capesize demand The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Thursday, weighed down by lower demand for capesize vessels. The Baltic index, …

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Shippers looking to reduce the carbon footprint From higher-quality paint to state-of-the-art propellers: shipping companies are looking in every corner to reduce their carbon footprint as investor and activist pressure increases. The move comes as aviation and …

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index hits one-week trough on sluggish demand The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, fell to a one-week low on Wednesday, on weaker demand for all vessel …

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Shipping confidence dips as trade wars intensify Confidence in the shipping industry fell in the past three months to its lowest level for two and half years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from leading shipping …

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index down for 6th straight session on sliding Panamax rates The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, posted its sixth consecutive fall on Wednesday, hurt by declining …

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index hits one-month low The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Wednesday to its lowest in over a month on weaker demand across vessel categories. …

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WORLDWIDE SHIPPING INDUSTRY Baltic index falls for tenth straight session The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships ferrying dry bulk commodities, slipped for the tenth successive time on Wednesday as rates across the capesize and …

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Economic confrontation of shipping industry

Economic confrontation of shipping industry

Shipping as one of the world’s most global businesses bodes well at the zenith of world monetary movement. Transportation is viewed as the foundation of globalization and universal exchange, as 90% of the world exchange is helped through boats. Shipping …

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