New venture promises better train connections

The logistics arm of the French railways (SNCF) and Marseille –based digital sea freight solutions company Traxens are forming a partnership to promote a new generation of ‘digital’ freight trains in 2017. They will help improve the performance and appeal of rail in the freight market, with real-time data and on-time deliveries. Since its start up in 2012, Traxens has developed a "connected container", providing key information on the transportation and ... [+]

Shipping lines back Traxens

Shipping lines MSC and CMA CGM are investing in French logistics tech start-up, Traxens. Founded in 2012, the company has been developing solutions for the freight sector, including a container monitoring and coordination system. MSC president and chief executive Diego Aponte, said “We see container monitoring as an important innovation in ... [+]

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