Tag Archives: Trade Finance

Freight Costs Fall Dramatically

Some good news, a rare occurrence these days. Freight costs have fallen dramatically. Some freight forwarders are now reporting $3,000 for a 40ft container from China to the UK. This is back to pre-pandemic prices. Last year, we reported the huge increase in shipping costs. Prices peaked at $20,000, for a 40 ft container from […]

Are Supply Chains About To Undergo The Biggest Change In A Generation?

In our previous blog “Structural Changes in Supply Chain”, posted at the end of last year, little did we know how prescient the discussion and explanation of diversification, re-shoring and greater inventory would be. The context was around supply chain disruptions post-Covid, especially from China and the post Brexit re-alignment of supply chains in the UK. […]