Ground crew at the Los Angeles International Airport unload a cargo of personal protective equipment from a China Southern aircraft on April 10, 2020. Photo: AP Ground crew at the Los Angeles International Airport unload a cargo of personal protective equipment from a China Southern aircraft on April 10, 2020. Photo: AP
Ground crew at the Los Angeles International Airport unload a cargo of personal protective equipment from a China Southern aircraft on April 10, 2020. Photo: AP

Shanghai’s logistics industry revels in chaotic boom as rates soar, ‘dreads’ the arrival of coronavirus vaccine

  • Pandemic has upset the industry fundamentals, pushing some air freight rates up fourfold this year
  • Industry executives say the decline in volume of masks, hospital equipment and medical devices will be replaced by other goods as the world returns to normal

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Ground crew at the Los Angeles International Airport unload a cargo of personal protective equipment from a China Southern aircraft on April 10, 2020. Photo: AP Ground crew at the Los Angeles International Airport unload a cargo of personal protective equipment from a China Southern aircraft on April 10, 2020. Photo: AP
Ground crew at the Los Angeles International Airport unload a cargo of personal protective equipment from a China Southern aircraft on April 10, 2020. Photo: AP
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