Pacific lines face a difficult sell

Mongelluzo, Bill
September 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/29/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 39, p16
Discusses an increase in shipping rates as of September 2003. Agreement of importers and national retailers to rate increase to guarantee space in a peak season in the eastbound Pacific trade; Comment from Barry Horowitz, president of CMS Consulting Services LLC, on the reaction of customers on the increase; Information on the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement's voluntary rate guidelines for May 2004 through April 2005.


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