Timing could have been better for the global container industry, which is currently booking gigantic results from transporting goods across oceans for customers such as retail chains and logistics firms.
At least when looking at the special competition regulation, which the industry can navigate by, and which is quite unique in a business context. And which customers are highly critical toward.
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