Shippers hit in the wallet by rising cost of inland UK container transport

January 8, 2019 Gavin van Marle

UK shippers have entered 2019 facing significantly higher inland container transport pricing, as shipping lines look to recoup raised haulage and empty container repositioning costs.
Sources told The Loadstar the cost of transporting a container from a deepsea gateway to the interior had risen 10-40%, with few opportunities to negotiate discounts.
“The price of a box going to the north-west of the UK from Felixstowe has gone up by about £200, and ...

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