In this special edition of Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech we highlight today’s announcement from global ocean container carrier Maersk in the acquisition of two B2C E-commerce providers.
The Supply Chain Matters blog surveys recent financial and operational performance of some bellwether companies’ indicative of ongoing industry supply chain disruption. We focus on indicators of how certain industries, companies, key services providers and customers are faring during this unprecedented 2021 global supply chain surge of activity. In this blog we focus on container shipping industry leader Maersk.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a further example of how global transportation carriers have benefited from the significant surge in shipping volumes as well as more leveraged use of technology and business practices to meter capacity availability.
The Supply Chain Matters blog features our February 28, 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based blog readership. Included in this edition are noteworthy announcements and/or developments related to A.P. Moeller Maersk and performance Team, Exostar, EcoVadis and Nulogy.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides key highlights and industry indicators from the Q3-2019 financial performance of global shipping leader A,P. Moeller Maersk.
Ocean container transportation leader A.P. Moeller Maersk reported what was termed mixed Q4 and full-year 2018 financial performance, and a cautious forecast for declining global shipping volumes for 2019.
Maersk’s Q4-2017 and Full-Year Financial Performance- Clamor for Higher Rates and Added Profitability
The parent of the largest global ocean container shipping line, A.P. Moeller Maersk has reported Q4-2017 and full-year 2017 financial performance. The global firm’s CEO characterized 2017 as “an unusual and eventful year” and lamented to business media that global ocean container shipping rates are still too low.
Supply Chain Matters highlights a side panel reinforcement to our just published 2018 Predictions Deep Dive- A Shifting of Priorities for Digital Transformation and Supply Chain Tech Investments. We highlight a significant joint announcement made this week regarding the potential broader application of Blockchain technology in global shipping processes.
Breaking- Another Widespread Global Cyber Attack Impacting Multiple Companies and Shipping Terminals
Among the many facets of supply chain risk is the threat of cyberattacks disrupting global supply chain operations. Reports indicate a spreading cyberattack spreading from Europe to other countries and impacting the world’s largest container shipping line.