With the outbreak of the COVID-19, the global container shipping logistics chain is not running smoothly, and the rates have repeatedly hit new highs, which has drawn wide attention from the whole society.
Asia to the west coast of the United States, the arrival and departure on-time service rate is only 11%, continue to maintain a lower level. The lateness is directly related to the congestion at foreign ports under the epidemic. From 2021 to now, the congestion of the main ports of the United States shows no signs of easing.
In addition, freight rates are rising. The freight price of 40-foot standard box on European routes is about $14,000. But in 2021, it was about $8,600. For the east and west coast of the United States, the market generally appeared price markup. The supply chain is not smooth, which exacerbates the contradiction between supply and demand. Professionals think that the overall freight price is expected to remain high in 2022.