The Port of Hamburg reports that the empty container management is still stable in the southern German Hinterland. A quick poll among most of the important transport companies confirmed that there are currently enough empty containers available. Although individual routes are removed from the timetables every now and then, this is also not unusual outside of times of crisis, the cargo volume remains at an almost constant level. Even in the automotive industry, the export of spare parts, CKD parts or CKD assembly parts remains normal.
Transport companies also offer discounts for empty containers in import and export on certain destinations.