Maersk’s Damco enters digital freight forwarding market with Twill

Dive Brief:

  • A.P. Moller – Maersk’s 3PL Damco will add digital freight forwarding to its toolkit April 10 when it brings Twill to market for the China to U.K. trade lane, American Shipper reported Wednesday.
  • Twill’s platform provides shippers with instant quotes, one-stop document management, shipment visibility at various milestones (think UPS packages arriving at sorting facilities), and alerts when exceptions arise.
  • The company is designed to help Damco compete with a new generation of digital freight forwarders and expand its customer base to smaller shippers who were previously overlooked, per the report.

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Qube acquires freight forwarder Austrans

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John Digney, Logistics Director, Qube said the acquisition is significant as it provides Qube Logistics the ability to deliver additional services to its customer base.

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Freight Forwarding Agents Praise Possible Advantages of New UK China Rail Cargo Route


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UK – China – The first freight train from the UK to China has departed today from DP World’s London Gateway rail freight terminal, as site usually associated with deep sea shipping. It will carry thirty shipping containers containing whisky, pharmaceuticals and baby products and, at a ceremony to see the train off, DP World’s Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, told gathered guests at that ‘London Gateway has joined the Silk Road. ‘

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Fate of the Furious hired Double Ace Cargo for logistics support

Apr 20, 2017: Moving the vehicles and other material for the shoot of the Hollywood action movie “The Fate of the Furious” appeared to be a mammoth task till the crew hired X2 Elite Member Double Ace Cargo. Those who watched the film fell in love with the sugar white beaches of the Caribbean island of Cuba that set the perfect background for the latest series of the Fast and Furious Franchise that opened on April 14.

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