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East-west box rates to firm in fourth quarter

Carriers can expect to see better freight rates if capacity management discipline is kept. An increase in volumes ahead of next year’s Chinese New Year will help make up for a front-loaded peak season

Capacity reductions by container lines on the mainlane front haul will lead to higher box freight rates by year-end


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