As travel restrictions disrupt life for hundreds of thousands of migrant workers crucial at this time of year, growers and governments around the world are renting planes and rallying students, waiters and even prisoners to fill the gap.
For many shippers, executing last-mile delivery comes with its own set of challenges. Europe in particular has seen a record number of online sales, which means shippers must navigate an increasingly competitive landscape of delivery options.
Factory doors are reopening after nations from Denmark to Germany began easing restrictions on public life, with Italy, France and Spain to follow. But it won’t be a sudden return to business as usual.