The continuing stand-off between labour and management at Sweden’s main box gateway of Gothenburg is beginning to have a structural impact on the country’s container supply chains.
Gothenburg reported a 19% decline in container shipments in 2017, the port’s largest ever throughput fall, due to the “long-running labour dispute between the Swedish Dockworkers’ Union and the terminal operator APM Terminals Gothenburg”.
It “had impacted in part on volumes for 2016, although the …
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Source: The Loadstar