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Container lines' weak reliability in the US is exaggerated

Even though container lines' schedule reliability on all global trade routes reached a historic low on average in 2020, the ability to arrive on time on, for instance, the major routes to the US is no worse than the 10-year norm, writes Sea-Intelligence.

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The delays have at times actually been worse in the past decade in terms of ocean transport of goods to the US.

Even though the container lines' schedule reliability on all global trade routes on average reached historic lows in 2020, their ability to arrive on time on, for instance, the major trade routes was no worse than the 10-year norm, writes Sea-Intelligence.

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