Mainfreight awaits Chinese freight spike as holiday ends

By Victoria Young | Tue, 11 Feb 2020


Mainfreight is bracing for an uptick in demand from Chinese exporters once the country’s factories reopen following the coronavirus outbreak, although it’s not clear when that will be. While Chinese authorities told businesses to remain shut until Feb. 10 to stop the virus from spreading, local authorities have urged factories to stay closed. “Factory freight is not as affected as airline passengers or tourist type industries, so it's a bit of a longer read. To be frank, we’ve not seen any major impact at this point in time,” Don Brai...