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Be aware of the weeklong Chinese national holiday “Golden Week” from October 1.

As always seen at this time of year, the national Chinese holiday “Golden Week” is getting closer. Currently we are less than 3 weeks away.

During this holiday, which runs from October 1 to October 8 2018, the transport schedules are under pressure and we therefore recommend all customers to place their orders ahead of time.During this holiday, the transport schedules are under pressure and we therefore recommend all customers to place their orders ahead of time.

Please notice that the number of routes from Asia to Europe as well as Asia to the US will be reduced during this holiday.

We recommend that you coordinate with your Asian suppliers to place their bookings well in advance. For ocean shipments we recommend that bookings are placed approximately 10 days before estimated time of departure (ETD). Shipments by air should be booked approximately 7 days before ETD.

To read more about Golden Week here click here: https://www.travelchinaguide.com/intro/festival/national.htm

Should you have any questions or concerns, do not hesitate to reach out to your daily contact person at SGL.