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Ceva charters keep global supply chain moving

[ March 16, 2020   //   ]

CEVA Logistics has contracted a 86 freighter aircraft to deliver parts and supplies to keep production lines moving during the coronavirus (outbreak. More than 58 flights already completed, moving over 4,700 tonnes of airfreight it added on 16 March. Operating on behalf of customers in the automotive, aerospace, computer and hi-tech electronics sectors, the charters are designed to prevent production lines from stopping and to provide urgent stock replenishment for those which could not otherwise be supplied.

A further 28 flights are due to come over the coming seven weeks and many others to follow if necessary.

Most originated in Shanghai or Hong Kong and were destined for Chicago in the US with smaller numbers bound for Amsterdam, Bangkok, Brussels, Chennai, Dallas, Rickenbacker, Rockford, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Tokyo. Eastbound and other charters included East Midlands to Bangkok, Hong Kong and Brussels, Hanoi to Singapore, and Hong Kong to Tokyo.