Container lines' schedule reliability drops to historic low

Container line reliability continues to decline, and November marked another historic lowpoint. According to analyst firm Sea-Intelligence, shippers should not expect improvements in the short term.

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Container shipping lines have never been as bad at arriving on time as in November, show new figures from analyst firm Sea-Intelligence.

Schedule reliability declined during November to 50.1 percent, which is the lowest level since Sea-Intelligence began measuring reliability in 2011. At the same time, it is a drop by an entire 29.8 percentage points compared to the same month last year.

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