CargoSmart Limited, a global shipment management software solutions provider that leverages big data for greater visibility and benchmarking, announced SSM+, a new version of its sailing schedules application for Android and iPhone.
A mixture of financial necessity and commercial reality is further forcing ocean carriers to return to providing core services only. Shipping lines are still being squeezed out of providing home-grown integrated logistics services. This is evidenced by Maersk's recent news that it has entered into an agreement to sell the assets of its U.S. trucking subsidiary, Bridge Terminal Transport.
CMA CGM is set to open an inland terminal near Abu Ghraib, in the Baghdad Governorate, in June. The shipping group will exclusively manage and operate the facility, which it says will be Iraq's only dry port.