Asia-Europe airfreight traffic could be permanently lost to rail or sea

April 2, 2020 Gavin van Marle

Major supply chains out of Asia could see a sustained modal shift in the aftermath of global coronavirus lockdowns, as supply and demand in the air fright sector continues to fluctuate wildly.
Jan van Casteren, vice president of Europe at Flexport, told The Loadstar this week the response of carriers to coronavirus was pushing many shippers to rethink their supply chains.
“The first quarter in ocean freight saw a decent recovery, and ...

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