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FMC to discuss ‘big, huge step’ related to detention, demurrage and container returns


[Source: Supply Chain Drive] — The congestion challenges supply chains are facing has led to calls from industry and the California state government for the FMC to step in and provide some relief.

A recent survey by the Harbor Trucking Association and TradeLanes found that the average charge per container for detention and demurrage fees is $200 or more for 80% of respondents. The FMC issued final guidelines for detention and demurrage last year, but there have been concerns that carriers have not been following them.

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