11 Feb 2020

Transport challenged by Corona virus in China

Chinese New Year and virus outbreak.

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The Corona virus situation in China is evolving very fast, causing challenges and disruptions to supply chain operations.

 

11 Feb 2020 - LATEST NEWS
We have now recieved the following update:

  • Offices in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Chongqing, Dalian, Qingdao, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Xiamen are now fully operational.
  • Office in Ningbo: Application of resumption of work was submitted, but has not yet been approved. In the meantime, remote working places have been set up to follow and handle the shipments accordingly.
  • Office in Wuhan: We expect to resume work on 14 February, depending on the situation and recommendations from the Chinese authorities. 
     

06 Feb 2020

 ur agent in China is now announcing the following office reopening dates:

  • Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Chongqing, Dalian, Qingdao, Ningbo, Guangzhou, Xiamen and Shenzhen offices will resume work on 10 February 2020 (Monday).
  • Wuhan office will resume work on 14 February 2020.


30 Jan 2020

At this time, ports, airports, rail and China customs are still operating as per normal, except in Wuhan that remains largely locked down as all flights, trains, busses and ferry services to and from the region have been shut down. However, congestion in all China is expected due to the limited number of trailers available.

 

The General Office of the State Council has announced the extension of the Chinese New Year holiday until February 2nd. However, municipalities including Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Wuxi, Hangzhou, Ningbo as well as Guangzhou and Shenzhen have already announced a further extension and compulsory closure of companies up to February 9th.

 

Our LEMAN agent, M+R China has informed that none of their employees have been contaminated nor being suspected of carrying the virus and that health and safety guidelines are being carried out. Based on the above constraints, M+R China is currently planning a resumption of work in compliance with government guidelines:

 

  • Beijing, Tianjin offices will resume work on 3 February 2020 (Monday).
  • Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing, Chongqing, Dalian, Qingdao, Ningbo, Guangzhou, Xiamen and Shenzhen offices will resume work on 10 February 2020 (Monday).
  • Wuhan office will resume work on 14 February 2020.

 

We will of course continue to keep you updated as situation evolves and will do our utmost to minimize the impact to your business.

 

 

 

For further information, please contact your usual LEMAN contact person.

 

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