Shanghai is seeing massive lock downs due to new COVID restrictions. They’re so strict that truckers have to show a negative PCR test just to get into the port. Think about the time it takes to wait in line, get your test, get your card marked and then get on with your job. There is an underlining problem here also that we’ve mentioned before (it's a global thing). They’re looking at insulating the port, which could help in theory - only focus on outgoing cargo. In practice, however, they’re missing out on local exports. Learn more here.
Hand, Marcus | Shanghai lockdown: lines divert reefer containers, services