Consumer behaviour is changing, urging businesses to understand evolving preferences, habits, and expectations in the digital era.
The pandemic has expedited this shift, particularly in tech-driven interactions.
Amidst the ongoing conflict in Gaza and Houthi rebel attacks in the Red Sea, a substantial impact on global shipping is unfolding.
As vessels steer away from the conflict zone, opting for a lengthier journey around Africa to avoid the Suez Canal, freight costs soar, and transit times extend.
The evolving landscape of global business risks is front and centre in the Allianz Risk Barometer 2024, which sheds light on the most pressing challenges faced by companies worldwide.
According to the Allianz recent survey on business risks, the main problems companies are facing worldwide right now are digitalization, climate change, and uncertain global politics.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for November 2023 global air cargo markets, indicating the strongest year-on-year growth in roughly two years.
This is partly due to weakness in November 2022 but also reflects a fourth consecutive month of strengthening demand for air cargo.
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The crisis in the Suez Canal is causing significant disruptions in global supply chains, with container ships having to re-route around the Cape of Good Hope to avoid Houthi terrorist threats near the Bab al-Mandab Strait, resulting in a considerable impact on the operational capacity of the global container fleet.
New Zealand Customs shared what they learned in their 2023 Time Release Study. Let’s look into how they clear cargo quickly, showing their dedication to making international trade fast and effective.
A Time Release Study (TRS) is a World Customs Organization method of measuring Customs’ performance in clearing cargo moving across the border, measuring the times of various events and procedures from arrival to release to market.
If you are importing building products into NZ, be sure to know New Building Product Information Requirements.
On 11 December 2023, new regulations for building product information requirements will commence.
At the end of last year, we shared in our blog that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) developed industry standards to digitalize passenger experience at airports.
These standards involve contactless biometric processes, which will bring the aim of having travellers arrive at airports Learn More Now
The Port of Auckland has revealed a general price increase of 7% starting from January 1, 2024.
Furthermore, new surcharges for commercial port users will be implemented as of March 1, 2024.
Recently, Auckland-based importers of food products were fined a total of NZ$28,000 for their failure to translate food allergen declarations into English.
New Zealand Food Safety introduced stronger requirements for all food importers in the country. These changes clarify the responsibilities of food importers when bringing products into New Zealand to guarantee the safety and suitability of food for local consumers.