AAEI joined counterpart organizations for the Global Shippers Alliance (GSA) annual meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, where the group published a “manifesto” on minimal service levels in maritime container transport. The group says the manifesto includes an outline for a Bill of Cargo Rights. The rights include:

GSA says it will will engage with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), the European Commission and regulatory authorities in Asia to enhance competition and ensure fair trade.

The GSA represents the logistics interests of manufacturers, retailers and wholesalers, collectively referred to as shippers and includes the Asian Shippers’ Alliance (ASA), the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), and AAEI.

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