In naming new executive director Danny Wan, the Port of Oakland drew from among its ranks — Wan has served for 13 years in a variety of advisory and executive management roles, including port attorney. In this conversation with SupplyChainBrain, he outlines his vision of the port’s future.
Maersk has released its revamped Remote Container Management platform featuring the virtual assistant Captain Peter. Captain Peter keeps an eye on the container’s temperature, humidity, and CO2 levels, and notifies the customer if something needs attention.
The trade war and China’s economic shift made 2018 a tough year for global shipping and will continue to reverberate through the industry, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
The region that straddles the Danube in Romania and Bulgaria has made it a bread basket for centuries. But after years of corruption and political upheaval, it’s finally plugged into the world economy thanks to the EU’s open borders and money.