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Forwarders in boycott threat over increased handling charges in UK
05 Jan, 2022

Forwarders are threatening to stop using airlines whose handlers have very high charges in the UK following a severe increase in storage prices that they claim will cost the industry millions.

But handlers have pointed out their huge rise in costs, and increasing congestion as forwarders fail to pick up freight on time.

At the end of last year, WFS issued new terminal handling and storage charges – a particularly big rise as the handler has reduced free storage times from 24 hours to 18 and ramped up costs further after 36 hours and 54 hours.

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