BRi News Update – China offices operation update
Dear Valued Customer,
Due to the rising covid situations in China, our major offices in China operate as below.
- Shanghai office :Half work from home, half in the office (16th March – 18th March)
- Shenzhen office :All work from home (14th March – 20th March)
- Hong Kong office : Half work from home, half in the office (7th Feb – 31st March) it’s almost certain that WFH has to be extended until further notice
- Xiamen office :Normal Operations
- Ningbo office :Normal Operations
- Qingdao office :Normal Operations
Shanghai, the situation deteriorates this week, with half-staff WFH for a short period of time.
Shenzhen, Government regulations were announced last Sunday , commencing Monday all public transport would be suspended and citizens have to stay at home.Trucking restrictions for vehicles traveling in and out of Shenzhen remain in effect and could slow the supply chain, since no cargo from outside the restricted area can enter.
Port Operations (Both Yantian and Shekou) operate as normal .FCL trucker can proceed to container loading and delivery FCL container into the terminal as usual. Trucks outside of Shenzhen are unable to enter the city and cross-border shipments from Shenzhen to Hong Kong are not going anywhere unless they are considered “essential.”
All warehouses service in Shenzhen have been suspended, value-added services and consolidation in Shenzhen Warehouse will be affected. Majority of the co-loaders have temporary transferred LCL/Consolidation business to Guangzhou warehouse and arrange FCL export from Guangzhou Port or Shenzhen Port or Hongkong.
As the situation is changing rapidly, we will closely monitor the situation and keep you posted.
As always BR International is working very hard with our Chinese partners to ensure that disruptions to your services are kept to an absolute minimum.
Should you have any queries or questions please do not hesitate to call your customer services representative
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