Episodes

A year in review, 2024 forecasts and ocean freight tendering advice

In this episode of the Freight Buyers’ Club, produced with the support of Dimerco Express Group, the big freight, economic and shipping stories of 2023 are put under the microscope when host Mike King speaks to Paul Berger, The Wall Street Journal’s Logistics & Supply Chain Reporter. The implications...

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What next for container shipping – former Evergreen and Yang Ming chairman exclusive

In this episode of The Freight Buyers’ Club, produced in partnership with Dimerco Express Group, host Mike King has an exclusive interview with Bronson Hsieh, former chairman of both Evergreen and Yang Ming container lines. They discuss future container shipping demand and supply, what this means for freight buyers and...

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Wherefore art thou (air cargo) peak season?

In this episode of The Freight Buyer’s Club, produced with the support of Dimerco Express Group, host Mike King looks at global and US air cargo markets. What has happened to peak season is the key question examined, but Mike and his guests also discuss inventory levels, global demand and...

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Explained: AI and the future of supply chains

In this pilot episode of Freight Expectations, a Freight Buyers' Club podcast which will be launched in 2024, host Mike King speaks to one of the world’s foremost authors and thought leaders on logistics technology and the future of supply chains. Professor Yossi Sheffi is the current Director of the...

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Global freight market outlook, US inventories, and why India’s share of global manufacturing and exports is on the rise

In this episode of The Freight Buyers’ Club, produced with the support of Dimerco Express Group, host Mike King looks at the current global freight market, the US demand outlook, and examines why the container peak season failed to materialise. Mike and his guests then deep dive into India’s growing...

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Geopolitical and economic headwinds batter freight markets; ‘ally-shoring and the allure of Mexico

In part 1 of this episode, host Mike King interviews one of the world’s leading economic and transport analysts: Paul Bingham, Director of Supply Chain Transportation Consulting, S&P Global Market Intelligence. They swing between freight markets and economic forecasts as they discuss Paul’s view that transport markets across modes...

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