January 2024 | Freight Market Updates

January 16, 2024

What is happening in the Freight Market in January 2024?

The January 2024 global freight market PDF updates include the latest on what is happening in the Air freight, Ocean freight and Ground markets. The downloads are available for you in PDF. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with your Crane Worldwide Logistics representative or reach out to us here for further information on how we can support your business.

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Air Freight News

  • YoY growth in international CTKs was evident on a global scale (+8.1%), with positive trends observed across major trade routes, except for intra-Europe routes. Routes involving the Middle East and Asia were particularly influential in driving this annual growth.

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Ocean Freight News

  • The Red Sea situation continues, the majority of carriers are utilizing the routing via the Cape of Good Hope in lieu of the Suez Canal. 
  • Congestion in ports, equipment shortages, and canceled sailings due to delays caused by the Red Sea situation are expected in the following weeks

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Ground Freight News

  • Potential freight rebound faces barriers in 2024, analysts say. Reducing excess capacity is not enough to spur a freight rebound on its own, experts said. Analysts say a sudden rebound in the market in the first half of 2024 isn’t expected.

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