The 2020-21 ACCC Container Stevedoring Monitoring Report Causes a Stir Between Shipping Australia and The Container Transport Alliance Australia

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) recent container stevedoring monitoring report 2020-21 is causing a stir between Shipping Australia Limited’s (SAL) CEO, Melwyn Noronha and The Container Transport Alliance Australia’s (CTAA) Director, Neil Chambers.

A high-level meeting was subsequently called by the Department of Home Affairs to discuss the issues in the ACCC report, including port congestion, port performance and industrial relations. Also present were a wide range of representatives from industry and also government officials from bodies ...

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Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Releases Container Stevedoring Monitoring Report 2020-21- Revealing that Supply Chain Disruptions are leaving Australian Businesses Vulnerable

The disruption to the container supply chains has left Australian businesses vulnerable, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The ACCC released its annual container stevedore monitoring report which looks at the impact of the current global logistics crisis on Australia’s container trade, as well as the prices, costs, and profits of stevedores at Australia’s international container ports. This report showed that delayed shipments and rapidly rising freight rates were putting “intense pressure” on importers and exporters.

The commission ...

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