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A.P. Moller – Maersk teams with Fabric on automated ecommerce fulfillment center
September 12, 2023
The advanced, AI-driven 38,000-square-foot automated-fulfillment center in Dallas is expected to be fully operational this fall in support of an online B2C retailer.
Maersk addresses flexibility and variability with innovation
June 29, 2023
With a focus on predictability and efficiency, Erez Agmoni, Maersk’s head of global innovation, is adding new technologies to Maersk’s toolbox.
Maersk tackles flexibility and variability with innovation
June 22, 2023
With a focus on predictability and effiency, Erez Agmoni, Maersk’s head of global innovation, is adding new technologies to Maersk’s toolbox.
Maersk completes acquisition of LF Logistics
August 31, 2022
Copenhagen, Denmark-based A.P. Moeller Maersk, an integrated container logistics services provider, said today it has completed its acquisition of Hong Kong-based contract logistics services provider LF Logistics.
Maersk’s acquisition of Pilot Freight Services is a done deal
May 3, 2022
Maersk officials said that the purchase price is $1.68 billion (USD). They added that bringing Pilot into the fold will benefit shippers by offering customized international, domestic and cross-border logistics to Maersk’s North America landside logistics capabilities for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) distribution models, as well as new supply chain capabilities for the big and bulky sector with white glove home delivery service.
Rise of the “mega third party logistics (3PL)”
March 1, 2022
The consolidation of the major logistics services continues. A.P. Moeller-Maersk, the largest ocean carrier group, recently announced the acquisition of U.S.-based Pilot and gave notice of more purchases of transport and warehousing assets to come soon.
Maersk announces it is set to acquire Pilot Freight Services
February 9, 2022
Maersk officials said that the purchase price is $1.68 billion (USD), adding that the acquisition is subject to regulatory review and approval, which it expects to be obtained by the second quarter, with both Maersk and Pilot operating as independent businesses until the acquisition is made official.
Canadian Pacific announces its entry into TradeLens
October 8, 2020
CP officials said that this open-API platform will provide CP’s intermodal shippers with the ability to create, amend and share documents with other supply chain participants, including consignees, beneficial cargo owners, customs agencies, dray operators and steamship lines.
2020 Top 30 Ocean Carriers: Higher profits as demand ramps up
October 5, 2020
Industry experts maintain that ocean carriers may have finally figured out how to make money this year, as sluggish demand last summer made sustainable pricing more important than ever. Shippers now can’t afford to miss vital bookings this peak
season, thereby committing to contracts early.
A.P. Moller Maersk set to acquire Performance Group
February 20, 2020
In a move geared towards augmenting its end-to-end supply chain service offerings, Copenhagen, Denmark-based A.P. Moller Maersk, an integrated container logistics services provider, said yesterday it inked an agreement to acquire El Segundo, Calif.-based Performance Team, a provider of warehousing and distribution services.
CSX gets on board with TradeLens, with a focus on supply chain visibility
November 19, 2019
The blockchain relationship between Maersk and IBM dates back to June 2016, when they initially teamed up to build new blockchain- and cloud-based technologies, which have subsequently been piloted by various concerns, including DuPont, Dow Chemical, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, among others.
Digital Container Shipping Association is launched this month
April 18, 2019
In an effort to adapt to current global supply chain demands, A.P. Moller-Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express have established the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) in The Netherlands.
Damco’s supply chain services under Maersk banner will be tracked closely by shippers
September 25, 2018
When Damco’s Supply Chain Services and Maersk Line’s Ocean Product are finally integrated On January 1st, 2019, A.P. Moller - Maersk hopes that shippers will have “fewer touchpoints” and more comprehensive offerings.
Maersk’s “Transformation” Under Scrutiny
February 22, 2018
A.P. Moller-Maersk, the company intends to “transform” its logistics and supply chain model to compete with package delivery behemoths like UPS and Fedex.
Maersk and IBM roll out blockchain-based joint venture with a global trade focus
January 18, 2018
With a focus on providing more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade through the usage of blockchain technology, ocean cargo giant A.P. Moller-Maersk and technology powerhouse IBM announced plans this week for a joint venture (JV). IBM and Maersk said that the objective of this JV is to provide a jointly developed global trade digitization platform that is built on open standards and designed for use by the entire global shipping ecosystem