Cool Cargoes IV: How Carriers Are Approaching 2022 Following a Historic 2021
From demand-driven rate hikes and congestion-plagued service reliability to equipment shortages and cargo visibility, there is no shortage of questions confronting refrigerated ocean carriers. With a brutal 2021 behind us, how do the carriers view the challenges ahead and how will they approach them? Will relief come in the form of new investments in reefer equipment and technology, and what would that mean for their shipper customers? How will the past two years impact carrier-shipper relationships in the future? This session, wrapping up the TPM22 Cool Cargoes track, will feature a roundtable discussion with some of the world’s largest ocean carriers and unpack many of the questions shippers have for carriers.