DHL Ocean Freight Market Update – May 2023

Find out the latest developments of the global ocean freight market in this monthly analysis by DHL Global Forwarding.
  • Schedule reliability on the rise, with biggest improvement in the Oceania-Asia route at 51.9 percent in February compared to 38.7 percent in January.
  • Balance between capacity and demand continues to play out with ongoing blank sailing.
  • Intra-Asia volume is slowly recovering after holidays, with carriers reporting 80 to 90 percent utilization.
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