Felixstowe congestion spreading to London Gateway and Southampton
Freight forwarders complain of a ‘double whammy’ cost of congestion charges for imports at Southampton and added trucking costs for empty containers as ports struggle to store them
Congestion at the port of Felixstowe has spread to nearby box hubs London Gateway and the Port of Southampton, adding to costs and frustrations for freight forwarders forced to seek out more expensive carrier space. Hapag-Lloyd warns congestion at London Gateway would last until mid-November
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