Container terminals benefit at the expense of trucking companies, regulator reveals

“Higher infrastructure charges helped to drive growth in unit revenues for the stevedores for the first time since 2011-12.” That’s the official summation of a massive monitoring exercise by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) into the Australian waterfront.

And those “higher infrastructure charges” are fees charged by container terminal operators on trucks to access their container terminals. If trucking companies don’t pay the fees then their trucks are not allowed to…

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