Luke Robert

Luke Robert consults for SME and MNC clients in navigating trade tariff agreements and advising on industry-wide regulation and the impact of political and economic trends on their supply chains. He is currently with one of the largest logistics MNC’s in the world.

How the Top Container Lines Manage Capacity and Profitability

By Luke Robert 09-21-2020 12:47:46

Posted in: Shipping

In the previous article, we summarized the state of the shipping line industry from a macro perspective. We take a detailed l...

The Curious Case of Carrier Profitability

By Luke Robert 09-18-2020 05:14:55

Posted in: Shipping

The pandemic has rattled global supply chains due to demand shocks caused by the lockdown. Its impact accelerated the impetus for...

The Rise of Technological Moats in Global Freight Forwarding

By Luke Robert 09-07-2020 03:30:39

Posted in: Shipping

The future of any industry is shaped by the hands of its most forward-looking incumbents. Dominant businesses able to combine the...

The Hidden World of the LCL Consolidation Market - Part II

By Luke Robert 08-14-2020 07:01:46

Posted in: Shipping

In the first part of this series, we discussed the reasons why global forwarders rely on consolidators to support their less than...

The Hidden World of the LCL Consolidation Market - Part 1

By Luke Robert 08-10-2020 12:15:37

Posted in: Shipping

The practice of consolidation through less than container load (LCL) shipping of cargo - which involves multiple shippers and...

Automation and Offshoring are Changing the Logistics Industry

By Luke Robert 07-28-2020 03:51:00

Posted in: Shipping

The impact of Covid-19 has hastened the pace of technological adoption across industries, leading to widespread job losses and a r...

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