Damco back in business in Beirut

Damco says its Beirut team had operations in Lebanon running again within 24 hours of the port explosion on 4 August, thanks to the AP Moller Group-owned forwarder’s business resilience program. The Beirut team relocated all office functions to its warehouse facility in the suburb of Dekwaneh. The facility can handle 40,000cu m and Damco Lebanon, which has operated with the same agent for over 25 years, has access to a ... [+]

App keeps track of milk on the move

DAMCO, the forwarding arm of the AP Moller Group has developed a new app for Nestlé Nutrition‘s Wyeth Nutrition division to digitise shipment processing of its infant formula consignments globally. It allows truck drivers to record and report on all of Wyeth’s local container transport movements, as well as to ... [+]

App keeps Damco on the move

Damco says that its business resilience programme has helped it to keep cargo moving despite Covid-19 disruption. The programme, developed over the last 18 months, prepares all staff for over 47 different scenarios, which could disrupt the supply chain, including a pandemic. Local and global teams communicate in real time ... [+]

Meierkort takes charge of Damco emergency programme

AP Moller forwarding arm Damco has appointed Mike Meierkort as head of Americas, in charge of the launch of the new rescue program in the US. This includes a ‘Park and Save’ option to pre-pull laden Customs-cleared containers and store boxes and chassis intact in a secure location. There is ... [+]

Damco offers China train

AP Moller-Maersk’s Damco forwarding arm is offering a block train service from China to Europe. [+]

Two into one for AP Moller

AP Moller - Maersk is combine its offering for ocean products and supply chain services into a single end-to-end logistic solution for cargo owners. It said this would ensure an improved customer experience with fewer touchpoints and a more comprehensive service offering. The integrated commercial organisation will operate with a single ... [+]

Twill moves to Maersk

AP Moller Group’s Twill digital freight forwarder has changed its brand affiliation from Damco to Maersk. Launched in April 2017, Twill was created as a ‘Damco innovation’ and operated as a partner with the freight forwarder and supply chain management company, which is part of A.P. Moller – Maersk. The ... [+]

Twill enters US market

Digital freight forwarder Twill has now officially entered the US market, following its earlier announcement of an operation in Mexico. Twill uses Damco’s footprint across the globe. [+]

Twill adds Mexico to digital forwarding network

Digital freight forwarder Twill has added Mexico to its platform, bringing its network to five import countries and four export countries. Serving full container load, ocean services from port to door Twill is partnering with Damco, allowing it to use its existing footprint across the globe. Dedicated Twill customer care ... [+]

Damco opens Yangon site

Damco has opened a new logistics center in Yangon, Myanmar in partnership with local construction company Star Light Group. It will primarily support sourcing for fashion and retail customers. The 10,000sq m Damco Myanmar Logistics Center is close to Tillawa economic zone and will offer services including inventory management, order ... [+]

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