Hapag-Lloyd only carries half of usual Shanghai volumes citing lockdowns

Shanghai’s lockdown intensifies pressure on supply chains. The uncertain market is an ”extreme challenge,” says CEO from logistics company NTG. Hapag-Lloyd only brings half of the usual freight volumes out of the major Chinese city.

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The recent five weeks of lockdown in major Chinese city Shanghai makes it an even bigger challenge for both carriers and logistics firms to operate on an already unstable market with limited capacity.

Lately, customers as well as freight companies have seen renewed pressure on supply chains due to the Chinese lockdowns. This is also the case at logistics company NTG, which struggles to find space onboard ships.

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