Temporary Restriction on cargo transport to Qingdao (TAO) (November. 6 add)



 Regarding the weekend restriction on cool and frozen shipments to Qingdao, the local customs announced that the restrictions to transport of cool and frozen foodstuffs on weekdays was additionally restricted as follows.
 We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding.

  1. Effective Date
    From August 11th, 2020 ~ until further notice

  2. Details
    The following items transport to/via TAO cannot be acceptable.
    【Applicable flight】 All flights to TAO including RFS via TAO
    【Restricted Item】 Refrigerated / Frozen foodstuffs

    <Supplementary restriction>
    In addition, the shipment arriving at TAO on weekends cannot be inspected locally due to off-duty hours at the local authorities, so this is still restricted transportation as follows.
    【Applicable flight】 All flights to/via TAO departing on D5 on D6
    【Restricted Item】・Perishable cargo(PER)
              ・All Refrigerated and Frozen cargo(COL/FRO)
              ・Dry Ice cargo(ICE)
  3. Others
    ・Qingdao Airport is currently done an inspection for several items upon arrival due to the notice of the local authorities. Therefore, please note that the arriving cargo that need inspection can only be delivered during customs duty hours.

    ・Disinfection work will be performed after the inspection completed so that a small amount of disinfectant may adhere to the cargo. Please take care when packing the cargo that is strictly prohibited from getting wet.

    ・Please note that it might take a little more time to deliver at TAO even on weekdays because it requires confirmation from the local authorities.

Your kind cooperation and understanding are highly appreciated.