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Apple, Lenovo may fill DHL’s expanded Mexican jet service in peak season

China 2658 Corp - Forwarders 278 Info Tech - Comms Equip 178 Info Tech - Tech Hardware 635 Mexico 749 Mode - Airfreight 170

Deutsche Post’s DHL unit will launch an expanded airfreight service from Hong Kong to Mexico as the firm expects “there will be a very strong need for capacity in the coming months”. Shipments by air to Mexico from China, including Hong Kong, rose by 23.0% in August versus May, though were still down by 7.1% year over year in the wake of COVID-19’s impact on consumer demand and industrial activity. There may be a pickup as the recovery continues. Another driver is seasonal demand from electronics firms including Apple and Lenovo for new product launches where deliveries are typically nee...

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