Mainfreight shuts down Ukraine/Russia operations

Mainfreight shuts down Ukraine/Russia operations
More than 12,000 drivers are stuck in Ukraine, affecting European transport (Image: supplied)
Brent Melville
Mainfreight says it has suspended services in Russia and shut its Ukraine office with immediate effect, as the Russian invasion intensifies and freight movements slow to a crawl.The NZX-listed logistics group, with operations across 282 branches in 26 countries, has had an air and ocean office in the port city of St Petersburg since 2007, where it has 23 employees. It has a satellite sales office in Moscow.It also employs about 25 staff at its transport hub in Kyiv, in north-central Ukraine. Russian shelling of the Ukrainian capital is reported...

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