Schenker sees more fabric shipping through Shanghai

Evans, Gary
November 2006
Furniture/Today;11/27/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p34
Trade Publication
The article reports that Schenker a logistic and transport company views shanghai as its principal transport route. The supply chain shift by the upholstered furniture industry towards Asian market is said to be reason behind this. Shanghai being the central location for shipments of fabric, from chinese and Asian mills, to North America, Schenker views potential in this route.


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