The shortage of containers in major tradelanes is driving demand for less-than-containerload (LCL) solutions.
With boxes only available at exorbitant rates, more shippers and forwarders are more open to less-straightforward alternatives to full container offerings.
“Demand is up,” confirmed Graham Cousins, chief strategy officer of Vanguard Logistics Services. “A lot is driven by shippers’ need for flexibility to find a solution to move their cargo.”
And when container rates are high, many users …
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Source: The Loadstar