Shipping software platform INTTRA has announced that it has acquired Avantida, a Belgian-headquartered provider of empty container management technology for ocean carriers, to extend its business into the landside container logistics sector.
IBM and Maersk have announced a new collaboration to use blockchain technology to improve operations in the global supply chain by increasing data transparency and information sharing.
Oslo-based Xeneta, a provider of benchmarking and market intelligence systems for containerised ocean freight, is calling for the introduction of ‘commodity’ status for shipping containers, to help the market adjust to rock-bottom rates.
Kewill, a supply chain software provider, has teamed with shipping electronic marketplace INTTRA to deliver a freight forwarding software package to assist in compliance with the new SOLAS Container Weight Verification requirement, set to take effect on July 1.
ORBCOMM has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WAM Technologies, a provider of remote wireless management and control solutions for ocean transport refrigerated containers.
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