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USA – Shortage of truck capacity

Client and Shippers need to be aware that there is currently pressure on the North American intermodal market partly due to a shortage of truck capacity. Recent developments such as increased regulatory control of driver hours by electronic means (ELD’s), lagging wages, driver shortages due to retirement and better work opportunities, and increased imports are the(…)

Empty Container returns direct to Terminal

Dear Client, An increasing number of containers are being designated by Shipping Lines for empty return direct into stevedore terminals (CTO’S) rather than the usual Empty Container Parks (ECP’S). This is placing extra pressure on all transport companies operationally as outlined below: Slot Availability not coinciding with drop off is not always available or possible Double Handling (Staging) of containers(…)

Terminal Infrastructure Fee increases announced – VICT and Patrick

To All Our Valued Clients, In recent weeks we have been advised of impending increases in Infrastructure Levies by two Container Terminal Operators, following on from increases introduced by DP World earlier this year. Patricks has announced effective from 12th March 2018 Infrastructure charges will increase to: Melbourne $47.50 per container Sydney $41.10 per container Brisbane $38.25(…)

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USA – Shortage of truck capacity

Client and Shippers need to be aware that there is currently pressure on the North American intermodal market partly due to a shortage of truck capacity. Recent developments such as increased regulatory control of driver hours by electronic means (ELD’s), lagging wages, driver shortages due to retirement and better work opportunities, and increased imports are the(…)

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USA – Shortage of truck capacity

Client and Shippers need to be aware that there is currently pressure on the North American intermodal market partly due to a shortage of truck capacity. Recent developments such as increased regulatory control of driver hours by electronic means (ELD’s), lagging wages, driver shortages due to retirement and better work opportunities, and increased imports are the(…)

Empty Container returns direct to Terminal

Dear Client, An increasing number of containers are being designated by Shipping Lines for empty return direct into stevedore terminals (CTO’S) rather than the usual Empty Container Parks (ECP’S). This is placing extra pressure on all transport companies operationally as outlined below: Slot Availability not coinciding with drop off is not always available or possible Double Handling (Staging) of containers(…)

Terminal Infrastructure Fee increases announced – VICT and Patrick

To All Our Valued Clients, In recent weeks we have been advised of impending increases in Infrastructure Levies by two Container Terminal Operators, following on from increases introduced by DP World earlier this year. Patricks has announced effective from 12th March 2018 Infrastructure charges will increase to: Melbourne $47.50 per container Sydney $41.10 per container Brisbane $38.25(…)

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USA – Shortage of truck capacity

Client and Shippers need to be aware that there is currently pressure on the North American intermodal market partly due to a shortage of truck capacity. Recent developments such as increased regulatory control of driver hours by electronic means (ELD’s), lagging wages, driver shortages due to retirement and better work opportunities, and increased imports are the(…)

Empty Container returns direct to Terminal

Dear Client, An increasing number of containers are being designated by Shipping Lines for empty return direct into stevedore terminals (CTO’S) rather than the usual Empty Container Parks (ECP’S). This is placing extra pressure on all transport companies operationally as outlined below: Slot Availability not coinciding with drop off is not always available or possible Double Handling (Staging) of containers(…)

Terminal Infrastructure Fee increases announced – VICT and Patrick

To All Our Valued Clients, In recent weeks we have been advised of impending increases in Infrastructure Levies by two Container Terminal Operators, following on from increases introduced by DP World earlier this year. Patricks has announced effective from 12th March 2018 Infrastructure charges will increase to: Melbourne $47.50 per container Sydney $41.10 per container Brisbane $38.25(…)

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