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Coca-Cola charters three dry bulkers to ensure production

Coca-Cola has chartered three dry bulk vessels to freight 60,000 tonnes of goods and ensure the company's production. The move comes as a result of the chaotic freight market where it has proved challenging to obtain capacity on board vessels, writes the procurement director in a LinkedIn post.

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The issues related to finding capacity for goods on board container vessels in the chaotic market have led Coca-Cola to charter its own vessels to maintain production.

In this case, however, the vessels, which have been loaded with more than 60,000 tonnes of goods from Coca-Cola, aren't container carriers but rather dry bulkers, according to a Linkedin post written by Alan Smith, Procurement Director at The Coca-Cola Company.

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