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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