cut money © Alexei Poselenov
© Alexei Poselenov

TRANSPORT INTELLIGENCE writes: “As everyone in the freight forwarding and shipping industry is aware, significant delays can occur to containers between being off-loaded onto the quay and the time they are delivered to the importer’s warehouse or factory. There are a range of hard and soft infrastructure factors which determine how efficiently port operators can process cargo, and that’s before taking into account the road and rail links which connect them to their hinterlands. These factors often determine whether a forwarder will route freight through these nodes or whether a shipping line will call at a particular port.”

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