Drewry: Container carriers' reliability on the rise

With an average schedule reliability of 85 percent in April, Maersk Line was by far the industry's most reliable carrier on the key trades between Asia and Europe.

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Container carriers' reliability on the three key trades between Asia and Europe is rising after the massive congestion issues in ports on the US West Coast have worn off, just as carriers seem to have, at this point, finished implementing their partnerships and services in the new alliances.

For the  industry overall, carriers' schedule reliability increased to 67.6 percent, according to Drewry, a 4.1 percentage point improvement compared to March.

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