Coronavirus Updates


Coronavirus Update - January 20

Posted on January 20, 2021. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and everchanging period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.It has been nearly a year since the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and restrictions and lockdowns are still very present in several nations across the globe.The following tables will provide the current cargo transport operational status and capacity levels for heavily affected countries.* Source: Freightos...

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Coronavirus Update - January 12

Posted on January 12, 2021. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.In a typical January, we would begin to see carriers cutting capacity from the market as we near the Chinese New Year. Much like the last year, 2021 is proving to be anything but typical. When compared to last year, container lines have canceled only 5 sailings versus 2020 when carriers canceled 88 sailings during this same period.The following tables will provide...

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Coronavirus Update - January 5

Posted on January 05, 2021. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and everchanging period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, announced a seven-week nationwide lockdown in an effort to contain the wide-spread outbreak of a highly contagious new variant of COVID-19. Non-essential businesses are closed, and schools have transitioned to remote learning. Unlike the lockdown in March 2020, outdoor exercise is permitted, and playgrounds and places of worship will remain open. ...

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Coronavirus Update - December 22

Posted on December 22, 2020. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and everchanging period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.A new strain of the COVID-19 coronavirus detected in the UK has caused over 40 countries to suspend passenger flights to and from the country. France imposed a 48-hour suspension of freight transit across the English Channel while Kuwait announced it has suspended all commercial international flights and closed its land and sea borders until January 1. Saudi Arabia announced a...

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Coronavirus Update - December 15

Posted on December 15, 2020. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.Several countries around the world have approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and distribution plans are being executed globally. Logistics professions, carriers, and health care professionals are working together to ensure the vaccine is transported and administered safely and as quickly as possible.The following tables will provide the current cargo transport operational status and capacity levels for heavily...

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Coronavirus Update - December 8

Posted on December 08, 2020. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.The United Kingdom is the first country to administer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine will be available to the most vulnerable populations first, including medical workers and the elderly. The Pfizer vaccine requires two doses, three weeks apart for full immunity.The following tables will provide the current cargo transport operational status and capacity levels for heavily affected...

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Coronavirus Update - December 1

Posted on December 01, 2020. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and everchanging period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.In preparation of the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, several airlines have begun shipping and staging the vaccines in various countries around the world. Pending approval from government agencies, which could come as early as this month, many countries will begin distributing the vaccine to their most vulnerable populations first, including healthcare workers and the elderly.The following tables...

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Coronavirus Update - November 24

Posted on November 24, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and everchanging period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you at a high-level, a current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.The British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca announced its COVID-19 vaccine was 70.4% effective; making it the third vaccine developer this month to announce encouraging trial results. Along with their partner Oxford University, AstraZeneca plans to seek emergency authorization in Europe and Brazil.The following tables will provide the current cargo transport operational status and capacity levels for heavily affected countries.Limited...

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Managing the Supply Chain During COVID-19

Posted on November 23, 2020. Category: Logistics Publications, Coronavirus Updates

As we all know Coronavirus has altered many businesses in the year 2020. Our accounts will require Logistics service teams to provide increased agility, financial stability, and lots of transparency.Rick Blasgen, president of CSCMP, agrees. “To say that everything changed is an understatement. Many in our industry have led efforts in adapting, innovating, and managing through unprecedented disruption while simultaneously creating new operating models.” The three keys to being prepared for the future, he says, are being able to adapt, improvise and overcome.The pandemic has tested 3PL service providers with sudden stops and surges, depending on who...

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Coronavirus Update - November 17

Posted on November 17, 2020. Category: Coronavirus Updates

Allyn International is committed to providing you with the latest updates during this very fluid and ever-changing period. Our goal with the information provided below is to give you a high-level, current overview of the most heavily impacted regions.A second US pharmaceutical company released preliminary results of their COVID-19 vaccine which is showing to be nearly 95% effective. Although very similar in effectiveness to the Pfizer vaccine results, a notable difference is the Moderna vaccine can be stored at standard refrigeration temperatures while the Pfizer vaccine must be kept at ultra-cold temperatures.As COVID-19 cases rise throughout the US...

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