Shippers have “slammed” the EC’s recent decision to renew the consortia block exemption regulation (CBER) for four years, claiming it ignored the views of exporters and importers.
The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) has also called for more “policing” of shipping line activities.
Noting “continued poor service levels”, the GSF said there was a “seeming lack of competitive pressures”.
“Shippers are well used to similar pooling arrangements in the aviation sector, which allow code-sharing to be established …
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Source: The Loadstar