The South China Morning Post (SCMP) has been Asia’s primary newspaper and portal for more than a century, which is why being called on by SCMP journalists for our expertise in these challenging times is such an accolade.
In a recent global survey, 60% of supply chain managers confirmed that they had been significantly impacted by the pandemic and 68% agreed that technology is critical in protecting their supply chains.
Reporting on rail freight congestion from China to Europe, The Loadstar quoted the industry experts, Norman global Logistics, extensively to explain and outline the situation.
The surprising conclusion of this week’s webinar – Post COVID-19 EFFECTS TO THE SUPPLY CHAIN – was how the resilience of China and global supply chains are being highlighted in the Post-COVID world.
With 75% of the world’s manufacturing affected by the pandemic, it is little wonder that 60% of supply chain managers confirmed that they had been significantly impacted in recent months and that supply chain reviews are topping many boardroom agendas.
The surge for PPE is beginning to level off, and with the extra capacity in our skies, it’s having a positive effect on air freight costs.
Yantian Container Port (YICT) surveyed major manufacturers, importers and world 50 third-party logistics providers, to get their thoughts on the business outlook for 2020, with over half expecting growth in the third quarter.
Demand for PPE, face masks and medical equipment will drive air freight demand from China persist into the 3rd quarter and is contributing to airport congestion, exacerbated by limited capacity and strict new export controls.
In spite of the unprecedented numbers of cancelled and blanked sailings from Asia, the impact for our customers has been minimised, as our sea freight teams in the UK and China have leveraged volume contracts and shipping line relationships to get cargo lifted.
When journalists learnt that aircraft were flying out of China empty of much-needed PPE over the country’s Labour Day holiday, they contacted NGL Asia’s managing director, Stefan Holmqvist for expert insights.