With over 1.9 million reefer containers moved in 2020, MSC broke its previous record of 1.8 million, set in 2019 – ‘another successful year’ for its reefer services, led largely by demand for medicine shipments under temperature-controlled conditions.
The increased capacity has helped service the high volumes of trade activity between Europe and Asia, boosting the trade of food, drinks, pharmaceuticals and other chilled and frozen products.
Giuseppe Prudente, MSC Global Chief Logistics Officer, said, “Reefer containers and temperature-controlled solutions have gained popularity over the course of 2020.
“At MSC, our customers remain our top priority and we’re glad that we’ve been able to keep their reefer operations functioning amid the pandemic.
“The growing demand has also opened up new market possibilities, which we have been able to support thanks to our continual investment in the best technologies for refrigerated transport solutions.”
Source: Port Technology International
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