Europe: Current Situation

The Corona pandemic continues to develop on a global scale, with everyone experiencing the direct and massive impact of the Corona Virus outbreak and the consequences of government measures across Europe. 

The impact of the current crisis will not be solely limited to short term activity within Supply Chain. Potentially the effects in more traditional sectors (Automotive/ Aerospace/ Retail/ Travel & Tourism) will continue for a longer period. At the same time the needs in food and healthcare industries are significantly increasing. We can expect that the above trends shall continue in the months to come. 

We at Yusen Logistics are looking at the opportunities to support the society and companies by making available the physical resources such as warehouse and transportation capacity managed by our highly skilled and experienced teams  in order to facilitate and ensure business continuity and functioning of the Supply Chains in the most flexible manner, focusing on the critical and vital sectors: 

  • Healthcare
  • Food & FMCG
  • Telecommunication


Land Transport Solutions during COVID-19

  • European network - Yusen Logistics Land Transport organization has created a network of Operational Task Force teams (OTF) consisting of experts covering the European territory and all services provided.

Tailored Solutions

during  COVID-19

  • Service offering - Yusen Logistics OTF network can propose the whole variety of flexible and customized services in Land Transport ranging from Full and Less than Truck Loads to more complex White Glove Delivery Services. We are ready to support your needs in the following areas:
    • Food & FMCG
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Medical Equipment & Accessories
    • Telecommunication​


  • Health and Safety - Our goal is to provide solutions, while ensuring the health and safety of our staff, as well as to minimize the risks for your customers and your employees. Therefore, Yusen Logistics follows governmental restrictions and recommendations including but not limited to remote work, social distancing and personal protection.
  • Warehousing solutions - We can also provide Warehouse and Crossdock solutions across Europe in standard or temperature-controlled environment through our Contract Logistics product.



For more detailed information we refer to the following links*:

EU Transport  

Real-time information on border crossing times

Transport Measures by European Commission

Useful Resources 

Global Map by John Hopkins
WHO Coronavirus Homepage
EU Guidance (by country)

US CDC Travel Notices 
Impact on Shipping (Nepia)
Air Transport & Communicable Diseases (IATA)

Local Yusen Logistics pages on COVID-19 

YL Germany
YL Benelux
YL Turkey


* Disclaimer: Yusen Logistics does not control nor guarantee the accuracy, relevance, or completeness of the information found.
These hyperlinks exists for information purposes only and are meant for your convenience.