Eastbound Silk Road rail volumes increased 44% last month, as forwarders capitalised on “heavy” demand with new block-train services from Germany to China.
According to figures from China State Railway Group, eastbound volumes reached 43,000 teu for the month, with the number of trains departing up 39% to 477.
And DHL Global Forwarding said yesterday it was launching two new block-trains to meet “heavy customer demand for alternative transport modes and speeding …
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