Who Will Prevail?

March 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/3/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p12
Focuses on the proposed increase in shipping rates of trans-Pacific carriers. Reaction of other shippers to the carriers' planned increases; Amount of peak-season surcharge planned by carriers; Plan of Great Western Steamship Co. to join the trans-Pacific carriers.


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