DACHSER, a global logistics solutions provider, announced that shippers looking for direct access from Europe to Chile can now utilize its new fixed weekly schedule of LCL services departing from Hamburg to San Antonio.
The coronavirus outbreak is having a serious ripple effect throughout global supply chains. Factories have shut down, product flow in many cases has come to a halt, and consumer purchases of all but the most essential items are plummeting.
Challenge: In order to meet demands for distribution and service, motor carriers representing beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) required increased visibility into container availability at marine terminals.
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 latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding ocean transportation and its impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are transporting and delivering container shipments in a more efficient manner than ever before using new services and technologies that provide information en route - allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As ocean cargo services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using ocean shipping solutions to power their supply chains.
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