Appraisals of the situation at Felixstowe conflicted today – a report warned that some $2bn of imports could be affected at the current rate of congestion, while Conservative Party co-chairman Oliver Dowden insisted the “backlog” was “improving”.
And he advised Christmas shoppers in the UK to buy as normal – advice that came just hours after Maersk began diverting containers from the UK “to relieve the strain”.
The report, authored by risk …
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