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Chinese Exporters Dodge Tariffs With Fake Made-in-Vietnam Labels
Chinese Exporters Dodge Tariffs With Fake Made-in-Vietnam Labels

Bloomberg | June 10, 2019 | International Trade | By The Numbers

Some Chinese exporters are going to extreme lengths to avoid the hit from Donald Trump’s tariffs.

FTR Reports North American Class 8 Orders for May at a Chilly 10,400 Units

AJOT | June 05, 2019 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

FTR reports preliminary North American Class 8 orders for May scraped the bottom of the order cycle, coming it a lowly 10,400 units, or 29% below the slow April activity.

Saudi Arabia used less crude oil for power generation in 2018
Saudi Arabia used less crude oil for power generation in 2018

AJOT | June 03, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

In 2018, Saudi Arabia reported burning an average of 0.4 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil for power generation, the lowest amount since at least 2009, the earliest year that data are available from the Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI).

Dreary: Manning costs to rise below inflation on easing officer supply shortfall

AJOT | June 03, 2019 | Maritime News | Liner Shipping | By The Numbers

Manning costs have risen moderately over the past 12 months, checked by easing officer supply shortage, and are forecast to rise at a similar pace over the next five years, according to the latest Manning Annual Review and Forecast report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.

WorldACD: Markets eroding further as uncertainty grows

AJOT | May 31, 2019 | Air Cargo News | General News | By The Numbers

For quite a while now, reading about world trade has not been an undivided pleasure for people working in air cargo.

Brazil plans to add more solar to its hydro-dominated electricity generation mix
Brazil plans to add more solar to its hydro-dominated electricity generation mix

AJOT | May 31, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

Brazil is the second-largest producer of hydroelectric power in the world, after only China, and hydropower accounted for more than 70% of the country’s electricity generation in 2018. Brazil’s latest 10-year energy plan seeks to maintain this level of hydro generation while increasing the share of nonhydro renewables, particularly solar.

FIS Air Freight Report May 29, 2019
FIS Air Freight Report May 29, 2019

AJOT | May 29, 2019 | Air Cargo News | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data

Spot markets continue to act erratically, largely positive price moves have been weighted down by a weakening of rates into Frankfurt. Carriers are looking to redress the supply/demand balance by limiting schedules and parking aircraft over the summer season.

Ningbo Containerized Freight Index May 26, 2019
Ningbo Containerized Freight Index May 26, 2019

AJOT | May 29, 2019 | By The Numbers | Ningbo Containerized Freight Index

Rate Rise Remarkably In the South America Route, with Composite Index Rising

 Rate Rise Remarkably In the South America Route, with Composite Index Rising
Rate Rise Remarkably In the South America Route, with Composite Index Rising

AJOT | May 28, 2019 | Maritime News | By The Numbers

In the week ending May-24, Ningbo Containerized Freight Index 1200 (NCFI) issued by Ningbo Shipping Exchange (NBSE) quotes 618.2 points, slightly up by 1.8% against last week.

New record in Zeebrugge: Maiden call OOCL United Kingdom
New record in Zeebrugge: Maiden call OOCL United Kingdom

AJOT | May 22, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

With the maiden call of ms OOCL United Kingdom at Cosco Shipping Ports Terminal Zeebrugge in the early morning of May 18, a new record was set in the port of Zeebrugge.

Con Edison limits natural gas service due to pipeline constraints into New York City area
Con Edison limits natural gas service due to pipeline constraints into New York City area

AJOT | May 22, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

In January 2019, Consolidated Edison, Inc., (Con Edison)—the largest utility provider in the New York City area, serving 10 million customers—announced a moratorium on new natural gas connections in most of Westchester County, effective March 16.

Offshore field sanctioning nears peak
Offshore field sanctioning nears peak

AJOT | May 22, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

The annual growth rate in the global offshore oilfield services market will likely be halved after 2022, according to Rystad Energy.

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Jumped 7.4% in April

AJOT | May 21, 2019 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index surged 7.4% in April after decreasing 2% in March. In April, the index equaled 121.8 (2015=100) compared with 113.4 in March.

FIS Air Freight Report May 21, 2019
FIS Air Freight Report May 21, 2019

AJOT | May 21, 2019 | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data

Reacting in line with the tariff-driven boost to Asia-US prices last week, prices this week into the US have retracted to base levels reflecting a settling of the market. Interestingly there is a convergence between annual contract rates and the spot market, diminishing the benefit of fixed annual BSAs.

Memorial Day Weekend Cargo Theft Trends Infographic and Security Tips
Memorial Day Weekend Cargo Theft Trends Infographic and Security Tips

AJOT | May 21, 2019 | Logistics | By The Numbers

Holiday periods are known for increased risk of cargo theft because cargo thieves look to exploit an abundance of unattended trucks and closed warehouse facilities.

US shale on track to 16% oil growth in 2019
US shale on track to 16% oil growth in 2019

AJOT | May 21, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

US shale operators are on course to increase oil production significantly in 2019. The growth in US onshore production from the first quarter through the fourth quarter could come in at around 1.1-1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), or 16% for the full year, according to Rystad Energy.

Venezuelan crude oil production falls to lowest level since January 2003
Venezuelan crude oil production falls to lowest level since January 2003

AJOT | May 20, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

In April 2019, Venezuela's crude oil production averaged 830,000 barrels per day (b/d), down from 1.2 million b/d at the beginning of the year, according to EIA’s May 2019 Short-Term Energy Outlook.

FTR Reports April Preliminary Trailer Orders Remain Subdued as OEM’s Fill Order Boards for 2019

AJOT | May 20, 2019 | Intermodal News | Road | By The Numbers

FTR reports preliminary trailer orders for April 2019 remained subdued for the second consecutive month coming in at 13,200 units, which is 40% below the same month in 2018.

Coal stockpiles at U.S. coal power plants were at their lowest point in over a decade
Coal stockpiles at U.S. coal power plants were at their lowest point in over a decade

AJOT | May 17, 2019 | Energy News | By The Numbers

U.S. coal stockpiles decreased to 98.7 million tons in February 2019, their lowest value in more than a decade. Total U.S. coal stockpiles have fallen as more coal plants have retired.

FIS Air Freight Report May 14, 2019
FIS Air Freight Report May 14, 2019

AJOT | May 14, 2019 | By The Numbers | FIS Market Data

A spike in recorded air freight prices from Asia to US immediately following tariff increases, reflects a quicker-than-expected reaction by the market to escalated trade tensions.

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