Maersk partners with fashion brand ASOS

Maersk has signed a new multi-year deal with UK-headquartered fashion brand ASOS, serving 26 million customers in over 200 markets. Maersk and ASOS will partner on Supply Chain Management along with ocean and air services into ASOS’ four fulfilment centres, two in the UK and in Germany and the US. [+]

Maersk to build Shanghai logistics hub

Maersk has signed a contract with Shanghai Free Trade Zone for a 113,000sq m logistics centre at Lin-gang. The US$174 million centre is expected to start operations in the third quarter of 2024 and will provide services, including international export consolidation, regional and global order fulfilment and distribution and cross ... [+]

Maersk opens Port Qasim site

AP Moller-Maersk has opened a 560,000sq ft integrated logistics park at Port Qasim in Pakistan. With its six purpose-built sheds, the new facility makes Maersk the country’s largest logistics and warehousing provider, with a total footprint of more than 1.3sq ft in seven cities. The latest facility will cater to ... [+]

Maersk to axe blockchain platform

AP Moller-Maersk and IBM are to discontinue their TradeLens Blockchain-enabled trade platform. Maersk’s head of business platforms, Rotem Hershko said that while the partners had successfully developed a viable platform, “the need for full global industry collaboration has not been achieved. As a result, TradeLens has not reached the level ... [+]

Maersk sets up car battery site

Maersk has opened a 14,000sq m warehouse for electric car batteries at Teplice in the north of the Czech Republic. It has a full range of safety features including thermal monitoring cameras and in-rack sprinklers and is divided into four independent, fire-resistant compartments. Batteries can be delivered by rail from ... [+]

Maersk opens Ethiopia centre

AP Moller-Maersk and its Ethiopian partner, Freighters International have opened a consolidation centre in Modjo Dry Port, aimed at apparel and lifestyle customers. It offers a range of warehousing and distribution services, along with first mile delivery, consolidation, cargo fulfilment and supply chain management solutions. [+]

Maersk opens O’Hare hub

Maersk has inaugurated a new Chicago air freight gateway near O’Hare Airport offering direct planeside offloading with immediate transfers. The new facility also serves Maersk’s air cargo hub at nearby Rockford International Airport. The new facility is a bonded container freight station (CFS) with and operates as a US Transportation Security ... [+]

Maersk signs logistics deal with JCB

Shipping and logistics company is to global lead logistics provider (LLP) for equipment maker JCB, one of the largest privately-owned companies in the UK. Maersk will establish a global control tower in the UK and three regional control towers in the US, China and India to provide ocean, air, road, ... [+]

Maersk starts India-Bangladesh barge link

Maersk has operated its first barge between India and Bangladesh. A total of 50 containers for Coca-Cola Bangladesh Beverages moved from Kolkata to a river port near Dhaka under the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route. The Danish-owned line says that cargo movement on inland waterways or rivers is much more reliable, especially ... [+]

Maersk offers rail-sea Russia alternative

Maersk has introduced a new rail-sea service between Asia and Europe through Central Asia as an alternative to the route via Russia. Departing from various locations in China, and crossing the border between China and Kazakhstan at Khorgos, containers arrive by rail on a barge at Aktau and shipped to ... [+]

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