Maersk’s Transformation Embraces Digital Forwarding

Logistics Trends and Insights

A bit simplistic perhaps but if one is keeping score, digital forwarders seem to be taking the lead in the evolution of freight forwarding thanks to the recent announcements from Maersk. According to the press release, Damco’s freight forwarding business, which serves customers requiring air freight or multi-carrier options in ocean freight, will continue to be run as a separate and independent business under the Damco brand. Traditional Forwarder – 0.

Complex costs of transportation

Supply Chain Movement

10 questions about Freight Spend Management. There are numerous ways a shipper can reduce freight spend. And freight costs are continuing to rise, pushed upward by factors such as globalized distribution and unpredictable fuel prices. Checklist Freight Spend Management.

This Week in Logistics News (July 15-19, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Con-way Freight Raises the Bar on Mexico Service, Adds Door-to-Door Tracking, 24-Hour Customer Resource Center, Enhanced Web Tools. Overcapacity in the global air freight market, increasing customer preference for lower-yielding shipping solutions, and a slowing U.S.

Aboard a Cargo Colossus

SCM Research

New York Times reports : “As companies look for more efficient ways to move freight from factories in China to consumers in Europe, the Mary is among the newest giants, known as the Triple-E’s.

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Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder


Based in Aarhus (Denmark), Unifeeder is Europe’s largest container feeder operator and, according to Alphaliner, the 30 th largest container shipper in the world. Unifeeeder serves both deep-sea container hubs and the intra-Europe container freight market.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis


For example, early in the new year, Denmark tightened its border controls with Germany, after Sweden had imposed similar measures [2]. And as the recent action taken by Denmark underlines, governments are apt to impose new restrictions that can make border crossings more complicated.

Logistics Technology and Startup Roundup: Q1 2016


Brought to you by Freightos , the Internet marketplace of the trillion dollar international freight industry. Freightos recently concluded a survey of over 90 senior logistics professionals, including VPs and senior board members from 19 of the top 20 freight forwarding companies in the world.

Mindmap for Global Logistics Integration

Supply Chain Movement

Denmark. Third, it is essential the system generate pre-invoices to reduce carrier invoice uncertainties, eliminate fraud, and manage freight spend. The world is becoming smaller and larger at the same time through globalization and the internet.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

However, the main growth in freight flows lies on the periphery of Europe and the Middle East is also continuing to develop, both for domestic supply and for distribution to Africa. Slight shift in European networks.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Denmark. The Japanese freight mover Kintetsu World Express has expanded recently outside its home market with the acquisition of APL Logistics, which has a strong base in America and Europe.

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Battery Assault: The Innovation of Batteries “Powering” Automotive Manufacturing & Manufacturing Industries


Modular Zinc Air in Sea Land; Picture of Big Bend Power Station by wkniught94 talk container picture by Marc Cromme, Denmark. “I sell here, Sir, what all the world desires to have – POWER”, – Matthew Boulton. – By Reynardo Electric, 1917. Taken in Maffra, Vic.

Can Maersk Transform Itself Into an Integrated Service Provider?

Supply Chain Brain

Denmark’s A.P. The move could be seen as an acknowledgment that pure ocean services aren’t profitable, given chronically low freight rates and overcapacity caused by the introduction of the new mega-vessels. Thirty years ago, following the invention of double-stack container trains , ocean carriers launched their own branded intermodal services in collaboration with the railroads.

This Week in Logistics News (October 3-7, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Denmark’s DSV eyes more big acquisitions in fragmented freight market (Reuters). 1,183 — that is how many miles I have cycled since the start of the summer, including 82 hilly miles I cycled this past Wednesday, which took me 5 hours and 22 minutes to complete.