A global shortage of shipping containers is threatening UK supply chains, Walker Logistics warned this week. The company which offers end-to-end international air, sea, road or rail freight forwarding services is calling on retailers and manufacturers to order early to avoid delay. The container shortage has been created by a perfect storm of rising online demand for goods during the pandemic lockdown, combined with unprecedented volumes of personal protective equipment and medical supplies passing through the world’s ports. There has […]
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