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Transpacific Eastbound Market Update – Week 36, 2023

Historically the calendar weeks of 34-37 experience some of the strongest liftings on the TPEB trade. When reported, August imports results should reflect the best numbers since October 2022. Procuring capacity has been relatively easy, except for shipments into Southern California, where simply due to aggressive blank sailings into the…

Sep 07, 2023

Transpacific Eastbound Market Update – Week 32, 2023

The carriers’ strategic withdrawal of capacity through blank sailings, mergers, and service cancellations, which amounted to almost 25% of Transpacific capacity, has yielded successful results, with freight rates surging by a similar percentage since June.

Aug 08, 2023

ocean carriers, ocean import
06.15.23: Client Advisory – ILWU, PMA Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

At last…some encouraging news from the West Coast! A tentative agreement on a new six-year contract, covering all 29 ports along the US West Coast, was announced late Wednesday night by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).

Jun 15, 2023

Market Letters

Laufer Group International Joins World Cargo Alliance

Jun 14, 2023
Exciting News! We're thrilled to announce that Laufer Group International has joined the World Cargo Alliance (WCA) – a global network of logistics service providers!
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Market Letters

Laufer Group International acquires Global Forwarding Enterprises’ international assets

Jun 12, 2023
Laufer Group International is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Global Forwarding Enterprises' international assets. This strategic move combines the strengths and expertise of both organizations, expanding our capabilities and reach to provide exceptional services to our valued clients worldwide.
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Market Letters

Laufer Group International CHB Customer Bulletin – Week 23, 2023

Jun 08, 2023
There are only a few Section 301 Exclusions left. Those remaining are geared toward exempting Covid pandemic related products. Eighty-one exclusions were set to expire mid-May but were extended through the end of the month.
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