US Consumer Continues to Spend

US Consumer Continues to Spend RedStone Resource September 16, 2022 Inside This EditionFalling Maritime Rates as Global Supply Chain Faces Continuing Hurdles Maritime rates around the world continued their deceleration trend as China and Europe both start to face industrial production challenges. The global supply chain situation is getting more complex by the week as…

China’s Drought Intensifies, Rekindles Global Supply Chain Uncertainty

China’s Drought Intensifies, Rekindles Global Supply Chain Uncertainty RedStone Resource September 2, 2022 Inside This EditionCass Freight Shipments Index Shows Mixed Conditions in July The Cass Freight Shipments Index showed some mild deceleration in July, slipping by 1.7% month-over-month. However, it was still trending just slightly higher on a year-over-year basis rising by 0.4% Drug…

Despite China COVID Lockdowns Earlier, Container Volumes Still Near Record Levels

Despite China COVID Lockdowns Earlier, Container Volumes Still Near Record Levels RedStone Resource July 1, 2022 Inside This EditionContainer Freight Rates Dropping, Still Historically Elevated There are many questions about the drop in freight rates to ship containers between key ports around the world. Obviously, economic slowing is partly at play here. But the other…