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Argentina: National strike on September 25

Argentina's labor union -Confederación General de Trabajadores (CGT)- announced on Wednesday, August 29, that it is planning a nationwide general strike for September 25. All transport and port unions have confirmed their participation in a 24 hour strike on Tuesday 25th of September, 2018. Gori DHL Office in Mendoza will be open. However, no transport [...]

2018-09-20T08:39:37+00:0020 September 2018|

U.S. Wine Exports to China went up 14% in 2018

U.S. wine exports to China were up 14% in value to $38.4 million for the first six months of 2018, January through June, compared to the same time period last year, despite the continued threat of increased China tariffs. Demand for California wines in China is driving sales supported by activities of Wine Institute’s California [...]

2018-09-19T07:11:02+00:0019 September 2018|

Motorway bridge near Genoa collapses after storm

A motorway bridge has collapsed in the northwest Italian city of Genoa, A 200m section of the Morandi bridge on the A10 near the port collapsed, leaving dozens dead. This incident has heavily affected the transports and restricted the movement to and from the port of Genoa. We may expect delays and congestion until authorities find [...]

2018-08-16T08:18:54+00:0016 August 2018|

Incoterms 2020: what to expect?

The new incoterms 2020 are being drafted in the international Chamber of Commerce (ICC) as the body that publishes them since 1930. The transformation and facilitation of international commercial transactions have taken the global trade to a whole new level - all thanks to the revolutionary efforts by the ICC that organized and provided a [...]

2018-08-07T07:54:58+00:007 August 2018|

DGF becomes first global forwarder with local presence in Ethiopia

A new joint venture with Ethiopian Airlines is taking off. DHL Global Forwarding signed a new agreement on Thursday to form a joint venture company, DHL-Ethiopian Airline Logistics Services Ltd., with the largest aviation group in Africa to build the leading cargo logstics provider joint venture company on the continent. The company will be based in Ethiopia, which [...]

2018-08-06T09:55:56+00:006 August 2018|

Carriers announce price rises as peak season looms and rates falter

Container shipping freight rates in the major east-west trades look set to decline next week, according to today’s Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI). The index, which shows rates quoted for the forthcoming week, shows them ticking down on the China-North Europe, China-Mediterranean, transpacific and China-US east coast routes. The past few weeks have been better for carriers, [...]

2018-08-06T08:18:53+00:0030 July 2018|

Longshoremen reach tentative deal in New York

The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and employers represented by the New York Shipping Association (NYSA) said Tuesday they have reached tentative agreement on a six-year local contract for the Port of New York and New Jersey. The deal follows a tentative agreement on a six-year master contract that was reached last month by the ILA and United [...]

2018-07-11T12:42:36+00:0011 July 2018|

Strikes at Genoa port from July 12 to July 17

A strike has been declared at Genoa port due to the long waiting time to pick up empty containers and deliver full containers. Genoa port authorities have promised to improve the terminal handling, but the situation is becoming more critical with trucks in queue for hours before loading/discharging. This issue has majorly affected day to [...]

2018-07-12T15:42:49+00:0010 July 2018|