LONDON/BENGALURU (Reuters) – As several European borders limit travel to stop the spread of COVID-19, two of the world’s biggest pulp makers say transportation logjams are delaying shipments of the raw material – the only ingredient in the toilet paper that people are hoarding to weather quarantines.
FILE PHOTO: Toilet paper is seen in this illustration taken, April 6, 2020. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Illustration/File Photo
In March, countries including Norway, Germany and Spain shut their borders to non-essential travel. Freight can still pass through, but enforcing the new rules holds up deliveries to cargo trains and vessels bound for warehouses and factories