Freight forwarders hit back on cargo misdeclaration fines
FIATA — the main trade association for freight forwarders — is to seek dialogue with the top carriers in the wake of recent moves by big name lines to impose penalties of up to $15,000 per teu on shippers who misdeclare cargoes
‘It’s interesting that they talk about fines, because I don’t think that in the private sector you can fine people. Usually fines relate to regulators and law enforcement agencies,’ says FIATA acting director general Steve Morris
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