Intense demand for air freight space has led to shippers opting for sea freight as a faster option.
Demand “has gone crazy” said one forwarder, citing a four-to-five-week wait for maindeck capacity from Europe to the US and Mexico.
“I’ve never seen anything like it.”
One source said carriers were turning down expensively priced ‘must ride’ options – “it’s the first time I’ve ever seen that,” said one industry veteran. “Normally, carriers would offload …
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