Asian forwarders are reporting a large drop in airfreight rates, but don’t believe this is the end of elevated prices, nor a significant fall-off in demand.
One Southeast Asian forwarder said: “The demand for airfreight to Europe and the U.S. is looking a bit subdued. However, we note that, this time last year, it wasn’t too strong either. Coupled with the fact that there is substantially more capacity this year, I wouldn’t say demand has dropped drastically.”
Read more in an article from The Loadstar.