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DSV in Shanghai: "There may be 50% of drivers working at the moment"

The long-term lockdown of major city Shanghai has seriously affected land logistics at one of the world trade’s crucial hubs. It will take time to get infrastructure back to normal, predicts DSV regional head to ShippingWatch.

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China’s zero-tolerance Covid-19 policy and lockdown of Shanghai have had a large impact on land transportation in the major city, which is one of the most important hubs for global trading, housing the world’s biggest container terminal.

Asking Claus Thomsen, executive vice president for DSV Air & Sea Asia Pacific, a large backdrop of drivers, warehouses and land logistics need to return to regular speed before the flow of goods can unfold as usual in and around Shanghai.

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