Hapag-Lloyd currently experiences a shortage of truckers in Japan, affecting the delivery of import/export containers at the below locations:
• Trucking to and from Yokohama (Via Tokyo port)
• Trucking to and from Osaka (Via Kobe port)
The current dwell time for import containers at Tokyo port exceeds ten days and the company expects this situation to continue for the coming months.
“Under these circumstances, we encourage you to consider taking delivery of your containers directly from the ports,” Hapag-Lloyd says in its announcement.
“Furthermore we would recommend to switch your future shipments to direct discharging/or loading ports instead of off-dock delivery or receiving under Carrier’s Haulage,” the German shipping company adds.
“In the meantime, we are trying to speed up the process to deliver your container(s) as soon as possible,” Hapag-Lloyd says.