JIT shipping could cut surging fuel costs and boost schedule reliability

theloadstar.com - 04-18

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Just-in-time (JIT) vessel arrivals could answer two of container shipping’s most pressing problems: surging fuel costs and poor schedule reliability. Vessel tracking specialist MarineTraffic is working with the IMO’s Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to slash the time containerships spend idling outside ports by implementing a “JIT sailing” concept.