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The Chassis Crisis : How importers can stay afloat amid rising transportation costs

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These days, once a product makes it to land, its journey across choppy waters has just begun. A new market has emerged chassis rentals and guess who will be paying for this $2 billion-plus annual offering? Importers!

Container chassis are trailers used to transport shipping containers from ports to inland facilities. The chassis industry is in the midst of a sea change that has the ability to flood retailers with higher costs millions of dollars annually and operational risks. 

But on the wild seas, many importers retailers and brands are waiting to act. Instead, leading importers who act now will find themselves in much calmer and cheaper waters.

Source : Kurt Salmon

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