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Empty containers expose supply chain fractures

Imports and exports are being hampered by so many empty containers in global transport networks

Huge trade imbalances between Asia and the big consumer markets in North America and Europe mean that millions of empty containers have to be repositioned each year, a challenge at the best of times but an absolute nightmare when cargo volumes are so strong, ships are running late, and a shortage of truck drivers is adding to the disruption

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