Episodes

Supply Chain Shake-Ups and Exclusive Insights from FMC Chairman Daniel Maffei

In this episode of The Freight Buyers Club, produced with the support of Dimerco Express Group, host Mike King addresses the most critical issues impacting the global supply chain. An exclusive interview with Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Daniel Maffei reveals the potential effects of the forthcoming U.S. presidential elections...

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Maersk/Hapag-Lloyd’s Gemini Cooperation; implications for alliance system and service reliability

In this clip from EP19 of The Freight Buyers' Club podcast, produced with the support of Dimerco Express Group, host Mike King is chatting to Hua Joo Tan, Founder of Linerlytica, about the 2025 restructuring of the container shipping alliance system. In this clip they also discuss the pros and...

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Trans-Pacific Trends and Challenges: Insights from Freight Industry Experts

This episode of The Freight Buyers’ Club, hosted by Mike King and supported by Dimerco Express Group, delves into current trans-Pacific shipping trends and challenges, particularly in relation air cargo and supply chain dynamics. It features insights from Eric Kulisch, Air Cargo and Supply Chain Editor at FreightWaves and American...

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Container shipping: Navigating turbulence in 2024

The current global container shipping landscape, viewed through the lens of freight buyers, rivals the complexity seen during the Covid era. Threats of new US tariffs, shipping and geopolitical risks spanning the Middle East and beyond, and substantial shifts in the liner shipping alliance system are casting significant shadows. In...

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Navigating the Future of Global Trade and Supply Chains

In this episode of The Freight Buyers’ Club, host Mike King delves into the current state of global trade amidst geopolitical tensions and disruptions with renowned economist, historian, and journalist, Marc Levinson. They explore the long-term implications for importers, exporters, carriers, and the entire transport ecosystem. From the impact of...

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Freight markets, politics, the threat of tariffs and the future of global trade – with Brandon Fried & Jon Monroe

Uncertainty and risk haunt supply chains right now, just as they shadow global politics and economics. Indeed, the future of trade and the musical chairs of international relations have possibly not been tethered so tightly since at least the Cold War, and perhaps even the Second World War. From Guyana...

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