Rising fuel prices mean container costs are sure to jump

Thomas, Larry
March 2008
Furniture/Today;3/24/2008, Vol. 32 Issue 29, p28
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the impact of rising fuel prices on the shipping cost of furniture importers in the U.S. According to the author, the unstable economy and fuel prices are set to force shipping lines to increase their billing, which in turn will affect the shipping cost of furniture companies that import products from other countries. Several initiatives that would solve the issue, such using alternative ports, are discussed.


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