DHL Air Freight State of the Industry – January 2023

Find out the latest developments of the global air freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
  • Continued low export volumes relieve the pressure on air freight capacity, on top of a shift from air to ocean due to lowered ocean freight costs.
  • With more flights and new freighter services introduced, the increased capacity, together with lowered demand, is experiencing a good balance.
  • Challenges are still abound, given the factory closures due to the Lunar New Year, and the potential increase in Covid-19 cases disrupting supply chain operations between China and Hong Kong.
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