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Excessive detention and demurrage charges ‘threaten’ US intermodal carriers

‘The process and governance regarding the extortive assessment of detention and demurrage lacks equity, inclusion, and transparency,’ says Weston LaBar, chief executive of the US west coast ports drayage carriers’ association

The HTA says one of its top priorities is ‘working with US regulators and industry leaders to modernise the Shipping Act and Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement to establish a fair and equitable process for American truckers and shippers’

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