Market Insights Reports

Upply experts analyze transport and supply chain market trends

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • October 2022

Asia-Europe freight rates since the end of October make it look more likely that the shipping companies are heading for a runway overrun than a soft landing.

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q3 2022

The Transport Intelligence, IRU and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

French Road Transport Prices Evolution • September 2022

The Upply Freight Index demonstrates the resistance in road transport prices in France, despite a decelerating economy. 

 

 

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • September 2022

The soft-landing scenario for Asia-Europe freight rates continues, fuelled by the joint action of a low level of orders and the presence of large stocks in Western warehouses.

French Road Transport Prices Evolution • August 2022

For the first time this year, road transport prices fall according to the Upply Freight Index. 

 

 

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • August 2022

August results have confirmed the fall in Western demand and the drop in spot rates for goods from China.

French Road Transport Prices Evolution • July 2022

Road freight transport prices are still on the rise, with +2.2% growth in July compared to June. 

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • July 2022

The beginning of the summer is marked by a reasonable erosion of ocean freight rates out of Asia, while the East-West transatlantic remains bullish.

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q2 2022

The Transport Intelligence, IRU and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

Overview of freight transport in Spain

The transport and logistics sector is a major player in the Spanish economy, which today has a European dimension. 

2022 Financial Panorama of the World's Leading Transport Groups

The economic and operating environment in 2021 was clearly beneficial to the global leaders in the transport and logistics sector.

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • June 2022

FAK rates have fallen below the psychological bar of 5 digits for imports from Asia to Northern Europe for some shipping companies.

French Road Transport Prices Evolution • June 2022

With a further 0.8% increase in June according to the Upply Freight Index, road transport prices in France are soaring higher and higher, boosted by diesel prices.

French Road Transport Prices Evolution • May 2022

Road transport prices rose by a further 0.7% in May compared to April, according to the Upply Freight Index, driven in particular by the increase in diesel fuel.

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • May 2022

Despite weakening demand, the shipping companies kept control of the market in May.

Spain: the ''long march'' ahead for rail freight

In the rail freight transport sector in Spain, the most important development has been the liberalisation decided at an EU level.

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • April 2022

Demand for container transport falls

French Road Transport Prices Evolution • April 2022

With a further increase of 4.4% in April, road transport prices in France have never reached such heights.

Spanish ports drive logistics chain modernisation

 With Spain now European leader for the volume of containers handled, the country's ports are looking to position themselves as strategic links in a series of real logistics corridors.

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q1 2022

The Transport Intelligence, IRU and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

Road transport Barometer in France • March 2022

Explosion of road transport prices in March

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • March 2022

The geopolitical situation is keeping freight rates at high levels

Changes in Spanish road transport

Road transport occupies an essential place in the Spanish Economy

Road transport Barometer in France • February 2022

Road transport: war in Ukraine fuels price rises

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • February 2022

The geopolitical situation is keeping freight rates at high levels

Road transport Barometer in France • January 2022

Road transport prices driven up by fuel in January

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • January 2022

Ocean freight rates increased slightly again in January before the Chinese New Year

Air Freight 2021 

The recovery has brought major changes

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q4 2021

The Transport Intelligence, IRU and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

The outlook for European road transport in 2022

European road freight transport should benefit from a continuingly dynamic economy in 2022. On the other hand, the shortage of drivers, delays in the delivery of heavy goods vehicles and inflationary trends will weigh on activity.

The prospects for container shipping in 2022

After an exceptional financial year in 2021, the shipping companies want and seem to hold all the cards they need to do even better in 2022.

Road transport Barometer in France • December 2021

Road transport prices continued to rise in December

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • December 2021

Freight rates started climbing again on the major East-West trade routes in December

Road transport Barometer in France • November 2021

Transport prices increase in November

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • November 2021

Demand seems to be easing, leading to a decrease in ocean freight rates for containers in November and a gradual easing of congestion in port terminals

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • October 2021

The month of October saw a dip in FAK container shipping rates except in the transpacific trades. On the other hand, contract rates continued to rise

Road transport Barometer in France • October 2021

Road transport prices remain stable

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q3 2021

The Transport Intelligence, IRU and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

International Transport Barometer • October 2021

Inflation and supply chain tensions threaten recovery

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • September 2021

Freight rates stayed generally stable in September at high levels

Road transport Barometer in France • September 2021

Road transport prices are still plateauing in September

Turbulent conditions for 2022 ocean freight contract negotiations

The shipping companies look likely to change the rules as the new annual freight contract negotiating season gets under way in the container shipping sector.

Road transport Barometer in France • August 2021

Road transport prices up very slightly in August

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • August 2021

Ocean freight rates settle at high level

Air freight flourishes in first half 

Global air freight volumes exceeded 2019 pre-Covid levels by 8% in the first half of 2021.

Road transport Barometer in France • July 2021

Road transportation prices down slightly in July

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • July 2021

Maritime transport: an improvement in services is finally taking shape

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q2 2021

The Transport Intelligence and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

International Transport Barometer • July 2021

Air and ocean freight rates in a context of dynamic economic recovery

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • June 2021

Ocean freight rates continued to rise on all major routes

Road transport Barometer in France • June 2021

Road transportation prices continue to rise in June

Financial Panorama of the World's Leading Transport Groups • July 2021

Find the 2020 financial results of the main transport and logistics groups, analysed in the light of the global economic situation

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • May 2021

Ocean freight rates continued to rise in all the main East-West markets

2011-2021 China-Europe Rail Freight: Ten-Year Review

The year 2021 marks the tenth anniversary of the China Railway Express (CRE).

Road transport Barometer in France • May 2021

Transportation prices consolidate their rise in May

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • April 2021

The rise in freight rates is continuing and is now affecting virtually all maritime trade routes

Road transport Barometer in France • April 2021

Road transportation prices start to rise again in April

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q1 2021

The Transport Intelligence and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

International Transport Barometer • April 2021

Air and ocean freight rates in an inflationary environment

Air Freight Barometer • April 2021

Air freight continues to benefit from a following wind

 

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • March 2021

Helped by strong demand, container shipping freight rates stayed at high levels in March

Road transport Barometer in France • March 2021

Road transportation prices continue to stagnate

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • February 2021

Little softening of demand or prices in the shipping sector

Road transport Barometer in France • February 2021

Road transport price rise marks a pause this month

Air Freight Barometer • March 2021

All indicators on go as 2021 gets under way

 

Monthly Container Shipping Barometer • January 2021

Follow market developments closely in this particularly volatile period

Air Freight Barometer • January 2021

2020: Air freight's crazy year

 

Road transport Barometer in France • January 2021

Road transport prices: light, finally, at the end of the tunnel?

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q4 2020

The Transport Intelligence and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

International Transport Barometer January 2021

What are the price trends for air and sea freight transport in the context of a sustainable pandemic?

The outlook for European road transportation in 2021 • January 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic will continue to mark road freight transportation in this new year

Seaborne container transport in 2020 • December 2020

Find out why and what are the impact on sea freight rates

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q3 2020

The Transport Intelligence and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates

International Transport Barometer • October 2020

The evolution of sea and air freight transport prices: freight rates still high

Benchmark of European road freight rates in Q2 2020

The Transport Intelligence and Upply report devoted to the evolution of road freight rates