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Who should be planning for 2020 already?

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2019 just started, how could it already be time to plan for 2020? Ocean cargo shippers should be planning that far ahead. The International Maritime Organization’s global emissions regulations should go into effect at the beginning of next year and many businesses are not ready. Supply chain 24/7 said, “Four of every five shippers participating in the survey stated that they had yet to receive clarity from their providers as to how the widely anticipated future fuel cost increases, set to accompany the 2020 regulatory change, would be met.” It’s time to start digging in to fully understand the rules and regulations if you haven’t done that yet, then start planning ahead!

Happy New Year: It’s not too early for ocean cargo shippers to plan for 2020 - Supply Chain 24/7

Particular concern was expressed by respondents in both the survey and follow-up interviews about carriers’ methods of fuel cost recovery with more than half of all respondents (56%) stating that they did not consider their service providers’ existing approaches as either fair or transparent.Bas

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