COVID-19 Impact Assessment and Outlook on Global Logistics

An update of the impact COVID-19 is having on logistics. It highlights information on continued air travel restrictions and the impact on airfreight market disruptions.

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The document provides an update of the impact COVID-19 is having on logistics. It highlights information on continued air travel restrictions and the impact on airfreight market disruptions. Even though there is still no indication as to when the situation is expected to return to normal, UNICEF notes weekly shipments and overall timelines in shipping supplies from readiness to departure have almost returned to pre-COVID levels. Even though global freighter capacity (dedicated planes for cargo) has increased and is currently 20 per cent higher than 2019 levels, overall air freight capacity globally continues to be critical and is at approximately 30 per cent below the levels registered for same period in 2019.

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