CHINESE NEW YEAR: A PREDICTOR OF FREIGHT RATES - C.H. ROBINSON'S FRANCOIS WOLBERG EXPLAINS WHY
"A trans-Pacific eastbound carrier general rate increase followed months of plunging rate levels." --Francois Wolberg, C.H. Robinson
NEW YORK -- The cost of shipping products from Asia to the U.S. continued to rise leading up to the Chinese New Year, in contrast to plunging rates during 2015. Nonetheless, idle fleets and reduced demand could translate to continued lower prices for the next several months.
West Hollywood, CA--The New York International Carpet Show will be held Sept. 11-13, 2016 at the Tunnel NY, a new venue located at 224 12th Avenue in the Chelsea district of Manhattan. In making the announcement, Murtaza Ahmadi, NYICS executive producer, said that the location stays true to the show's boutique positioning while providing an environment rich in charming character and history.
PROPOSED INLAND APPALACHIAN PORT LURES TURKEY'S ART CARPET TO GEORGIA
Set for completion in 2018, the Appalachian Regional Port will link the deep water Port of Savannah with Chatsworth, Ga., servicing north Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and parts of Kentucky.
CHATSWORTH, Ga. -- Gaziantep, Turkey- based machine-made rug manufacturer and exporter Art Carpet plans to open its U.S. headquarters and warehouse in Chatsworth, according to an announcement by Murray County in Georgia.
RUG MARKET AMERICA EXPANDS KIDS DESIGNS FOR HIGH POINT DEBUT
One of 60 new Rug Market Kids designs to be launched in High Point in April 2016, Nail Polish is polyester hook retailing at $249 for the 4.7' x 7.7' size.
LOS ANGELES -- The Rug Market America announces plans for the expansion of its Rug Market Kids brand of baby and youth rugs with the introduction of over five dozen new designs during the April 2016 High Point Market.
ATLANTA - Each year, the Atlanta International Rug Market featuring the National Oriental Rug Show, gets the jump on other global venues as the first show of the New Year to debut new designs and weaving innovations.