A Drewry analyst sees global port congestion lasting beyond the Lunar New Year of 2022 as retailers decide they do not want to run the risk of stockouts and empty shelves next summer.
Source: The Journal of Commerce Online

green HMM mega-shipsThe UK’s main container ports are overwhelmed with unclaimed imports and starting to refuse the restitution of empty boxes urgently needed back in Asia.

And other North European ports are also heavily congested, but the acute HGV driver shortage in the UK has extended container dwell times significantly in past weeks, with the country’s main box hubs now “in danger of grinding to a complete halt”, according to one industry observer. Read more from Loadstar’s article >

As challenging as these times are, International Freight Solutions are still able and committed to offering the management of containers by ocean and rail freight services. Please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

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