The global situation has had a lasting impact on the forwarding industries, not least due to travel restrictions. Forwarders are used to visiting multiple countries within each year, as well as attending forwarding conferences run by freight networks
In an industry where efficiency is crucial to success, freight forwarders are expected to think on their feet to adapt to new situations. Troubleshooting problems as they arise is essential, to ensure shipments go smoothly and to safeguard reputation
As countries across the world shut their borders and transportation was limited to contain the outbreak of Covid-19, the impact on freight forwarders and international trade has been severe and far-reaching.