Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Over the past three months, we have seen significant changes in almost every aspect of economic life, and materials handling has been impacted in a variety of ways - from production to delivery.
The interdependence within the global supply chain has been highlighted by a call from a global freight forwarders association for action on the movement of containers.
Government crackdowns on the movement of goods has exacerbated the shortage of containers in some markets, placing a strain on the logistics sector, prompting FIATA to call for urgent action.
If nothing else, after the COVID-19 crisis ends, people everywhere will be more aware of the role of logistics and handling.