Shippers from Asia to the UK container hub port of Felixstowe are being quoted rates of over $5,000 per 40ft, which is five times higher than the current spot rate for North Europe.
A forwarding source told The Loadstar today that some carriers were refusing to accept bookings to Felixstowe “at any rate”, due to the worsening quay and landside congestion at the UK’s biggest container port.
Another source told The Loadstar they …
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Source: The Loadstar