In the wake of the pandemic, container shipping has seen considerable disruptions to sailing schedules, misaligned equipment and significant rises in both spot and contracted rates. The blockage in the Suez Canal was the icing on the cake of a challenging start to the year. According to Philip Damas from Drewry, there is light at the end of the tunnel – however, there have also been structural changes to container shipping that will be significant for those shipping automotive parts. Now is the time for manufacturers, forwarders and shipping lines to transform their partnerships. 


Philip Damas, Managing Director - Head of Supply Chain Advisors at Drewry Shipping Consultants

Moderated by Christopher Ludwig, Editor-in-Chief at Automotive Logistics and Ultima Media

This session was held on April 20 during the Automotive Logistics and Supply Chain Europe Live virtual conference. Click here to view all event sessions on demand.

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