A “desperate” (according to one Maersk observer) Søren Skou has written a short article on LinkedIn, stating that the “first step in Maersk’s transformation has now been completed”.
“I strongly believe that we now have the building blocks we need to succeed,” the CEO added. But, he noted, in the move towards One Maersk, there was “much work to be done”, with technology and mindset key to the change.
“The software we build will make …
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Port Technology (PTI) spoke to many of the industry’s top executives at the 2019 Container Terminal Automation Conference in London on the trends that will be driving growth and innovation in the years to come.
Let’s look at the stats: just 11% of senior roles in supply chains are held by women – a figure that has actually decreased in the last two years, according to Gartner’s 2019 Women in Supply Chain survey.
And of the total supply chain workforce, women make up only 39%.
Why does it matter? Because companies within the top quartile for gender diversity are 15% more likely to have returns above their respective national …
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CargoSmart has announced the official execution of the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN) Services Agreement with CMA CGM, COSCO Shipping, COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP), Hapag-Lloyd, Hutchison Ports, OOCL, Port of Qingdao, PSA International and Shanghai International Port Group.
Singapore has retained its place at the top of the Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development (ISCD) Index, according to the Baltic Exchange.
International Container Terminal Services Incorporated (ICTSI) has chosen leading IT firm JLT Mobile to deploy the VERSO 12 computers at its container terminals in Papua New Guinea.
Ocean Network Express (ONE), the container shipping alliance formed between Japanese liners MOL, NYK and K Line, has officially taken delivery of the ‘ONE Cygnus’, its latest 14,000 TEU vessel and last in the series of seven new builds that began in June 2018.
Ericsson, world leaders in digital communication, has released a video detailing what is needed to achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility, or what it calls the ‘power of connected logistics’.
“When we do deals, I always ask, ‘Are the premises sound? Is the risk exposure worth it for this particular company, and have I protected my client’s back?’ We proceed by identifying and evaluating qualitatively and quantitatively the key elements of risk in the transaction.” – Bruce Wasserstein (1947 – 2009).
Do you remember my previous DSV/Panalpina coverage, headed: “Trouble in paradise?“.
You wouldn’t be surprised to hear that the deal could close …
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Thefts from trucks remain the biggest criminal risk in logistics, accounting for 84% of cargo theft.
But along with the problem of unsecured parking, the TT Club reports a rising trend of thefts by ‘insiders’.
TT Club, in partnership with BSI Supply Chain Services & Solutions, yesterday released a report on global cargo theft, that says ‘slash and grab’ is the most common type, accounting for 27%, with 29% of the crimes happening …
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