European Road Freight Rates: The Cost to Supply Economic Growth

European road freight rates can provide us with many clues about wider economic prosperity. The fortunes of those operating in the European road freight industry are strongly linked to economic growth and, in particular, the success, or lack thereof, of the region’s retailers and manufacturers. Indeed, research undertaken here at Ti for our latest European…

Chinese New Year and Great Volume Drop

Sometimes even hyperbole struggles to overstate the importance of China to things like manufacturing and the entire global economy. In an oddly counter-intuitive way, though, this also makes it easier to take all the activities that are a part of China’s economy for granted – and to forget it’s an ancient and culturally rich nation,…