Forwarders complain about security costs

Freight forwarders and logisticscompanies in the United Arab Emiratesare fretting over high costs of installingmandatory security equipment anddeclining profit margins due to escalatingexpenses. Governments across theworld are introducing new securityregulations to make movement of seaand air cargo safer. Airlines, shipping lines and logisticscompanies are being told to acquire advancedequipment like x-ray machinesand surveillance cameras to […]


Freight forwarders and logisticscompanies in the United Arab Emiratesare fretting over high costs of installingmandatory security equipment anddeclining profit margins due to escalatingexpenses. Governments across theworld are introducing new securityregulations to make movement of seaand air cargo safer.

Airlines, shipping lines and logisticscompanies are being told to acquire advancedequipment like x-ray machinesand surveillance cameras to ensure thatterrorists do not use global transportationsystem to ship illicit cargo.