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FIATA warns forwarders: shipping reform act offers 'limited window' for action
21 Jul, 2022

FIATA has called for decisive action from its freight forwarder members during the "limited time window" offered by the US Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA 2022), to participate in regulatory discussions for a fairer supply chain.

A position paper issued by the group details the benefits of OSRA for forwarders, in particular the "de-fanging" of carriers in respect of demurrage and detention (D&D) charges.

FIATA notes in particular that retaliatory D&D charges are "clearly prohibited", including that refusal of space, ...

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