'Biggest lines get the best deals' in a depressed containership charter market
The four largest container lines are using their enormous buying power to keep charter rates ...
The demand for smart containers is growing commensurately with their capabilities, but for some time their appearance has appeared to be more of a twinkle in a developer’s eye than actual reality. Well, the reality is now here, with Maersk’s installation of remote container devices across its entire fleet of 260,000-plus reefer boxes; while third-party providers are finding projects and clients beginning to line up.
In this podcast, The Loadstar interviews senior executives from Maersk Line, major perishables shippers and leading industry experts and asks what the fuss is about, how smart reefers can help perishable supply chains and what the future holds for remote container management technologies.