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Fast box booking from Hamburg Süd

Shipping line Hamburg Süd is now offering INSTANT, a digital application that makes booking containers easier and faster. Users can view fixed prices and book their cargo directly online, up to four weeks prior to the planned shipment. The earlier the booking is made, the lower the total price for the customer – and subsequent price changes or additional fees will no longer apply. It is available for services between ... [+]

Freighter operators offer option

Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo and UK all-freighter operator CargoLogicAir have made the first bookings on the digital platform. Initially online bookings will be available on services originating from Frankfurt, Munich, Leipzig and Amsterdam but there are plans to expand the option to the rest of the ... [+]

Heathrow handlers offer automatic updates

Two users of AIS (Advance Information System) - the new CCS-UK module that helps speed up deliveries and collections of air cargo at Heathrow Airport – have produced a system enhancement that sends automatic status updates to airfreight forwarders and hauliers. Handling agents dnata and ASC ... [+]

Ceva signs software deal

Ceva Logistics has signed a multi-year, seven figure contract with freight software firm Kontainers to power its primary customer-facing e-commerce portal. The forwarder will utilize Kontainers Enterprise product for rates, booking, customs, trucking, FCL/LCL, global schedules, bill of lading, chat support, dashboard analytics, payment system ... [+]

Partners set up frst forwarder-airline interface

Kuehne + Nagel and Air France KLM Martinair Cargo have joined forces to improve integration of their electronic booking processes. A recently concluded proof of concept enabled total host-to-host connection through application programming interface (API) and was the first time that an airfreight carrier and a ... [+]

British ports and Rotterdam put their heads together on digitisation

The British Ports Association has published a new joint paper with the Port of Rotterdam on digitalisation. The paper is part of the BPA Port Futures programme, a thought leadership programme where the BPA teams up with industry partners, innovators and experts. Rotterdam’s director of digital ... [+]

Asendia goes Down Under

International mail and distribution company Asendia has launched an Oceania arm aimed at online retailers in Australia and New Zealand. Asendia Oceania has recently established several strategic partnerships in the region in order to provide this new service including cross-border commerce specialist eShopWorld, which will ... [+]

Cogoport adds reefer option

India and Netherlands-based digital freight specialist  Cogoport is now offering reefer cargo services to and from destinations across the globe. Customer can now compare rates and book reefer containers on partner shipping lines on its e-freight booking platform. [+]

COA publishes guide to box tracking

The Container Owners Association has published a Guide to Container Tracking and Telematics Technology. It gives an overview of the technology issues and the choices available, including the evolution from ‘wired’ to ‘wireless’ and associated complexity, tracking dry freight containers, including data flow, communication frequency, ... [+]

Hapag Lloyd and ONE join Blockchain shipping network

Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express (ONE) are to join the TradeLens blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by AP Moller - Maersk and IBM. Hapag-Lloyd and ONE, the world’s fifth and sixth largest carriers respectively, join CMA CGM and MSC, both of which also recently announced ... [+]