Transpacific boom causes delays and container shortages for DHL on key route

Several liner companies currently redistribute containers to the lucrative Transpacific tradelane. This is causing shortages on the tradelane between Asia and Europe, which has led to delays in some areas, DHL informs ShippingWatch.

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Container shipping lines are currently bringing in enormous sums on the tradelane across the Pacific, where rates to the US west coast have reached record levels in recent weeks.

These developments have led several liner companies to diverge containers and freight equipment to where they can earn the most, DHL informs ShippingWatch.

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