TAC Index: Global Freight Rate Index


TAC Freight Blog

E-commerce activity is still strong, though markets worry about a slowdown in China as well as in the West
After a long, steep fall in rates and now a summer lull, hopes are rising for some sort of modest peak season in air freight – one that won’t be either too hot or too cold for markets, but just right
The pace of decline in rates slowed in June, but are we near the bottom yet? Or is that wishful thinking?
Supply chains changing, e-commerce set for further growth, but SAF far from the complete solution on sustainability
But if China keeps growing fast and any recession in the West is brief and shallow, perhaps the market may yet reach a bottom soon
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank and last-ditch rescue of Credit Suisse have raised the spectre of a renewed financial crisis. But this time does look a bit different.