Businesses ask FMC to address fees charged when port disruptions delay pickup of containers

//Businesses ask FMC to address fees charged when port disruptions delay pickup of containers

Businesses ask FMC to address fees charged when port disruptions delay pickup of containers

By | 2016-12-09T16:53:18+00:00 December 9th, 2016|feed news|Comments Off on Businesses ask FMC to address fees charged when port disruptions delay pickup of containers

In massive 200-page court filing, a group of 25 business associations representing US importers and exporters, forwarders and other logistics service providers have requested the Federal Maritime Commission to change policy to prevent shipping lines and terminal operators “charging unfair fees when uncontrollable incidents such as storms and strikes keep cargo from being picked up from ports on time”. Citing events such as the US west coast port congestion crisis …

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