Shippers could ease their supply chain logjams, overcome box shortages and insulate themselves from huge demurrage and detention charges by using their own containers or leasing them, according to a report compiled by Container xChange.
“Greater use of shipper-owned containers (SOCs) can empower forwarders and NVOCCs, and reduce container shortages, shipping costs and risks,” said the lead contributor to the report, logistics consultant Wolfgang Lehmacher.
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