FIATA blasts box line dominance and wants an end to 'competition violence'
FIATA has come out punching on behalf of freight forwarders, claiming the shipping lines’ vertical ...
There is an interesting piece on LinkedIn, questioning why the EC decided to extend the liner shipping block exemption for another four years. The writer, Pablo Rodas-Martini, takes “devastating” excerpts from the study done by the International Transport Forum (ITF) and the OECD titled The Impact of Alliances in Container Shipping.
The paragraphs he highlights are unequivocally damning about alliances, and (when read in isolation), they do indeed make one “puzzled” about the EC’s decision. And he calls for readers to show any studies which refute the ITF one.