FIATA alarmed by shift to spot rates

FIATA says that a recent notice to users by shipping line AP Moller–Maersk Group will restrict access for international freight forwarders in many countries economies through a shift from contracted arrangements to spot rates The international forwarders’ federation says it could seriously disadvantage the industry and ultimately hit shippers and consumers. FIATA describes such practices as amounting to “market domination and competitive distortion”, and have been made possible by way of government ... [+]

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