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Coalition Calls for Supply Chain Safety Improvements

(Port Technology)

A coalition standing for a broad cross-section of the global CTU freight industry is urging the international supply chain community to make safety improvements through proper packing, handling, and transport of cargo transport units (CTUs), including containers.

The Global Shippers’ Forum, ICHCA International, TT Club and World Shipping Council (WSC), spoke at ICHCA International’s 65th anniversary conference in Las Palmas, Spain to highlight the varied challenges the industry faces in achieving such improvements.

Having addressed national government delegates at the IMO last month, impressing on them the shared responsibility to promote the code’s use, the coalition members today turned their attention to cargo handlers and stevedores. Click here to read more.

Related: IMO/ILO/UNECE Code of Practice for Packing of Cargo Transport Units