Full to Europe, empty to China; if the container returns at all

The shipping containers departing from China to Europe are basically full, while a considerable part of the shipping containers returning to China from Europe are empty. The return of the box to China cannot be completely avoided. The rail freight industry should adopt a multi-pronged approach and avoid one-size-fits-all policy.

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Author: Jialu Zhang

Jialu Zhang heads the China Desk of RailFreight.com

2 comments op “Full to Europe, empty to China; if the container returns at all”


Why not use a smaller version of the SECU-box?

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Johan Booij|23.10.20|19:13

Honestly I really believe that HCI with their renewed 4Fold is the best solution for all on this lane!
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