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News Alert – Coronavirus Impacting Airfreight Rates

February 19, 2020

While activity in China remains severely restricted, some airfreight carriers are reporting limited service has resumed. For shipments that are able to be routed, airfreight rates have increased significantly. At this time, airfreight carriers expect the enforcement of higher rates to continue indefinitely. Further, due to the constraints imposed by the government in an attempt to curtail the spread of the coronavirus, we have been notified that emergency pandemic surcharges may be incurred for services taking place in China.

Your Arpin service team is aware of all shipments that may be impacted and will contact appropriate parties to discuss individual contingency plans.