Too Little, Too Late!

By Susan Kohn Ross

First published by the Journal of Commerce – May 2015

On April 3, 2015, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued a report entitled: “Rules, Rates and Practices Related to Detention, Demurrage and Free Time for Containerized Imports and Exports Moving Through Selected United States Ports.” The report summarized the results of a series of listening sessions the FMC conducted during the recent port congestion challenges. While it is understandable the FMC wanted to report what it learned, the FMC missed a golden chance to be relevant during a critical time. Continue reading “Too Little, Too Late!”