Transport and logistics during the Coronavirus outbreak

Operating situation in logistics (Italy)

Airport (& Airlines)
AZ will restart passenger flight between FCO and JFK from 2nd, Jun. Most of passenger flights are cancelled. Due to this, there is critically space tight from here to all over the world. Air freight market is jumping up dramatically. Only below airports are open. Other airports are closed.

  • Ancona
  • Bari
  • Bologna
  • Cagliari
  • Catania
  • Firenze Peretola (from 4th, May)
  • Genova
  • Lamezia Terme
  • Lampedusa
  • Milano Malpensa
  • Napoli Capodichino
  • Palermo
  • Pantelleria
  • Pescara
  • Pisa
  • Roma Fiumicino
  • Roma Ciampino (from 4th, May)
  • Torino
  • Venezia Tessera

Main seaports in Italy:  Genova port is still little bit congested. But there are no big delays. Sea freight is getting higher due to less of empty containers.

Road freight from/to other EU countries: Trucks are checked at borderpoints, but they have crossed the border so far. There is a heavy traffic jam at Brenner. It sometimes takes longer lead time from/to other EU countries. More than 7.5t truck can be operated in Italy on Sunday and national holiday until 2nd of June.

Operating situation of our subcontractors

Most of them are operating but limited staff or working at home.

Operating situation of MOL Logistics Milan office

We have been able to arrange air import/export, ocean import/export and road freight in EU. But some companies are closing, so please advise your customer to check in advance if shipper or consignee in Italy is able to release or receive goods. If consignee is closing when the goods arrived at airport/port in Italy, we will have to store the goods in a warehouse and charge storage to you.

More than 50% of our staff is working at home now. Please communicate with us by e-mail as usual.

General situation

Most of the manufacturers were reopened from 4th, May. Opening companies must have installed the protective measure against coronavirus). Below services reopen on 18th, May:

  • Retailers
  • Restaurants, Bars(Café), Pubs.
  • Barbers, Nail salons, etc.

Below services are opened from 25th, May in most of regions, but some region like Lombardi are still not permit to open them.

  • Gyms, Swimming pools (opening companies must be installed the protective measure against coronavirus)

Theater and School are still closed.

Some regions additionally publishes some local rules.

Thank you very much for your understanding and cooperation!