The Supervisory Board of Schenker AG has appointed Christa Koenen as the new Chief Information Officer and Chief Digital Officer (CIO/CDO). The 49-year-old will take up her new position on September 1, 2021.
Bloomberg | May 07, 2021 | Maritime News | Energy News | Logistics
Hundreds of thousands of seafarers risk being stuck at sea beyond the expiry of their contracts because of India’s surging coronavirus outbreak, according to one of the world’s largest independent crude ship owners.
Bloomberg | May 07, 2021 | Logistics | Shipping Technology
Samantha Proyrungtong, co-owner of an artisan food shop in downtown Bangkok, keeps three phones and a laptop glued to Facebook and Softbank Group-backed Line Corp.’s social-media app throughout the workday. She needs them not to hear from friends and relatives but to get orders from customers since her shop, Vivin Grocery, relies on chat applications for a big part of its sales of goat cheeses, locally sourced jams and organic vegetables.
Bloomberg | May 06, 2021 | Maritime News | Logistics
Unilever Plc and other big retail brands are among consumer giants adopting a toolkit to audit their shipping supply chains in an effort to help bring seafarers stuck on commercial vessels back home and eliminate human rights risks.
Global transportation and logistics specialist Dimerco has achieved the internationally recognized ISO 27001 certification for its Dimerco Value Plus System by BSI (British Standards Institute) on Apr.29th, 2021