The shipping industry has faced significant challenges since the start of the pandemic which has had a major impact on the cost and service levels from Shipping Lines for container shipments for relocating employees.As a member of the British Association of Removers Bournes use the Movers Trading Club (MTC) to provide ocean freight services to secure the most competitive freight rates. The MTC has provided the following update on the current shipping market which provides a useful understanding of:

Why we are seeing ocean freight rate increases and differentials

The scale of rate increases with examples

Current capacity position

Shipping line service challenges

UK haulage challenges

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