Forwarders claim carriers are controlling capacity to force up air freight rates


Air freight forwarders have accused some airlines of exploiting the spot market by cancelling scheduled flights and not providing sufficient capacity.

As rates have risen over past months, shippers have struggled to secure space, which they claim airlines have strictly controlled.

“We observe carriers applying more and more dynamic pricing, especially on constrained routes,” Ingo-Alexander Rahn, global head of air freight for DHL Global Forwarding told The Loadstar.

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Forwarders claim carriers are controlling capacity to force up air freight rates

 

 

 

Source: The Loadstar

Author: Alex Lennane

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