Covid-19 has recently been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), indicating that it is to stay for the long haul.

To mitigate the negative impact of Covid-19 on the shipping industry, companies are turning to use predictive analytics such as the Portcast platform. In this JOC article, our CEO Nidhi Gupta was interviewed by senior editor Eric Johnson on our predictions on Covid-19’s impact quantitively and qualitatively.

According to Nidhi, “Being a black swan event, COVID-19 could obviously not have been predicted… However, what we can do is dynamically quantify the impact on container shipping demand.”

Read this article to find out how exactly Covid-19 is impacting the shipping industry!