21 June 2022
Freight News

China Congestion Easing after Projected Cargo Boom Fails to Materialize

China’s port congestion is easing as Shanghai’s post-lockdown cargo boom fails to materialize, and the city’s container supply chain recovery seems unaffected by a sudden lurch back to lockdown last weekend (June 11-12).

Crane Worldwide Logistics said Shanghai was operating as usual after yet another round of mass testing, noting that only shippers with facilities in quarantined areas would be impacted.

The forwarder added: “The majority of cities outside of Shanghai are now accepting trucks and drivers, so long as a driver’s COVID test report is negative and a ‘green health code’ has been issued.

“The backlog of containerships created during the lockdown period is under control and is systematically being cleared, while some carriers have cancelled or delayed their sailings in the last week of June from Shanghai to the U.S.”

Read more in an article from The Loadstar.

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