Transport

Small business 'can't wait' for a govt freight strategy

Brent Melville
Mon, 16 May 2022

Small business 'can't wait' for a govt freight strategy
Rachel Madden says we need solutions now. (Image: Cbaff)
Brent Melville
Mon, 16 May 2022
Rachel Madden, the new president of the Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation (Cbaff), says border openings are positive news for airlines but freight capacity constraints will take years to overcome.Madden thinks the true impacts of the Shanghai shutdown will also be only truly felt on the China-reliant New Zealand market in eight-to-10 weeks' time. There are also big bottlenecks to getting shipped products in and out of the US, she said, much of that attributed to the continued logjam at the west coast’s Port of Lon...

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