BEIJING, Feb. 27 (Xinhua) – During the COVID-19 epidemic, shipping, aviation enterprises, as well as railway and road traffic departments, have given full play to the advantages of multimodal transport to ensure the logistics transportation and provided a guarantee for enterprises to resume production.
Five containers of LG Electronics got on the China-Europe freight train and left Nanjing on Wednesday for their destination, Moscow after road transport was disrupted by the epidemic, while the company's second batch of cargoes is scheduled to be shipped to Moscow by the freight train in early March.
The epidemci outbreak also struck the auto industry, which has suppliers around the world.
A total of 850 standard containers of German automobile parts imported by FAW-Volkswagen Automobile Co., Ltd in Changchun were delivered to its destination within four days by rail transportation instead of land transportation, which successfully guaranteed the resumption of production of auto enterprises.
By giving full play to its advantages, the railway facilitates the resumption of production of enterprises while ensuring the transport of anti-epidemic materials.
Meanwhile, nearly 300 tonnes of refined steel products were sent from a railway freight center in Shanghai to cities of Chongqing, Zhengzhou, and Haikou, supplying for processing and production of oil pipelines and construction steels.
Time-consuming waterway transportation can also be a timely and cost-saving logistics under certain circumstances.
Recently, the timber products imported by China Forestry Group Corporation has been overstocked at Yangshan Port due to the suspension of road traffic amid the epidemic.
However, logistics operators have joined hands to transport timber goods by water and short barge trailers to wood processing plants, and they have also reduced logistics costs by lowering loading and unloading rates.
Air transport with the highest transportation efficiency has ensured the timely transportation of essential goods in the integrated logistics system.
A total of 312 pieces of auto parts with weight of 94 tonnes were recently taken by China Eastern Airlines logistics flight from Shanghai to Bangkok, providing a guarantee for auto manufactures to resume production.
At the same time, the airlines logistic carried out road trucking services to cities such as Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Beijing, carrying with a total of 400 tonnes of enterprise supply goods amid the epidemic. (Edited by Jiang Feifan, firstname.lastname@example.org)