BT EXCLUSIVE: SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTIONS

Outbound cargo rates soar as Covid-19 slashes airfreight capacity

Charges have doubled or tripled for flights leaving China, with some paying up to six times the regular rates, says head of logistics grouping

Singapore

OUTBOUND freight rates are skyrocketing on the back of weeks-long labour shortage and disruptions to logistics links that continue to dog operations in China, although there is still international air and ocean capacity, albeit much reduced from before, according to industry