DHL Ocean Freight Market Update – June 2022

Find out the latest developments of the global ocean freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
  • Very high yard densities at container terminals and inland transport bottlenecks are aggravating port congestion problems in North Europe.
  • Shanghai has remained operational amidst dropping export volumes to Europe, but there is the risk of further port congestions in Europe once the lockdowns are lifted.
  • Following improvement in February and March, global schedule reliability has declined again in April by -1.3 percent to reach 34.4 percent. It is following the trend seen in 2021 with very little month-on-month volatility, but at a very low base.
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