Coronavirus Influenced Shipping and Logistics Industry Worldwide

Coronavirus Influenced Shipping and Logistics Industry Worldwide
Coronavirus Influenced Shipping and Logistics Industry Worldwide

Since the outbreak of 2020, the outbreak has had a global impact on almost any scale, it has been seen that the borders affect the transportation and logistics industry with the closure of their doors. Thus, it was observed that Covid-19 affected the gross value added in the logistics sector with a 6,1 percent decrease.


Media monitoring agency Ajans Press examined the news pieces reflected in the press related to the keywords of transportation, logistics, transportation and aviation one by one. According to the information compiled from the agency press digital press archive, it was determined that this year, 4 thousand 407 news were reflected in the press related to transportation, while 16 thousand and 172 related to logistics and 48 thousand 363 related to aviation were published. Especially with the COVID-11, the start of travel prohibitions had an impact on aviation and road transport.

Agency Press, according to information from Statista data, has also been shown to affect the coronavirus transport and logistics industry. Thus, it was observed that Covid-19 affected the gross value added in the logistics sector with a 6,1 percent decrease. While this was seen in some countries with a 0,9 decrease, it was found that there was a 18,1 percent decrease in Italy, which was the epicenter of the epidemic. Global shipment is expected to shrink by 2019 percent in 2020 compared to 7,5. Another affected sector was aviation, while the volume of air transport decreased by 19 percent globally.

Hibya News Agency


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