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Coronavirus and the Container Industry

20ft new Shipping container

Coronavirus is affecting the UK in many ways. The market for shipping containers is not immune to the effect Coronavirus is having on the country. If you have read our article about buying new containers, you will know that our new containers are manufactured in China. The Coronavirus was originally discovered in China in January 2020. In February 2020 there were around 800,000 shipping containers sitting on Shanghai quay waiting to be loaded onto the ships. Due to the lack of workforce in Shanghai the ship loading has been severely delayed. This significant downturn has resulted in a much…

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