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Issue # 02 – December 2017 / January 2018

Dear Readers,

Since December 1, 2017, Hamburg Süd belongs to A.P. Moller - Maersk – and is therefore part of the global market leader. This offers many advantages to customers of the Hamburg Süd Group: The most extensive global network, an enlarged geographical scope, the largest fleet in the world, and a state-of-the-art equipment pool ensure complete coverage of supply chain requirements and availability where needed.

Overview of the topics

Your questions – Our answers

Will Hamburg Süd and Maersk Line offer the same range of products and services – only under different names? Will existing contracts be changed or transferred to Maersk Line? You may have a lot of questions on the topic of integration – the following provides important information for you.

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by Frank Smet, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Hamburg Süd

History of Hamburg Süd

The integration is an important milestone in the long history of Hamburg Süd - take a time trip with us through nearly 150 years of company history.

Issue # 01 – July / August 2017

Dear Readers,

More than six months ago, we informed you that Hamburg Süd was to be sold to Maersk Line – and ever since then, the preparations for the transfer have been in full swing. However, the sale is only valid and complete when all the relevant regulatory authorities worldwide have given their approval, which we are reckoning with in the fourth quarter of 2017.
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Transportation of pharmaceutical products: Hamburg Süd reefer equipment meets the GDP guidelines

The transportation of pharmaceutical products in reefer equipment is subject to the particularly strict guidelines of the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) scheme. Since July Hamburg Süd meets the requirements with regard to calibration processes and is therefore able to respond flexibly to corresponding customer requirements… Read more

GDP Hamburg Süd / ©  denisismagilov / Fotolia
Break bulk and project cargo – anything other than standard

Hamburg Süd not only transports cargo in containers, but also “out of the box”. As a rule, this applies when cargo is particularly heavy or, due to its dimensions, does not fit into a standard container. It calls for a special degree of know-how and experience. Break bulk expert Gunnar Finck reveals more… Read more

Break Bulk-Experten
First & Last Mile data: Hamburg Süd enables unbroken container tracking, from the first meter to the last

With an advanced Track & Trace application, Hamburg Süd customers in North America are able to find out where their containers happen to be at any given time – even if the cargo has not yet reached the ship or has already left it … Read more

Emissions: smart savings with slow steaming

Would you have thought that lowering ship speed by just 4 knots saves no less than 40 percent in fuel? This cuts costs and helps to ease environmental burdens … Read more

Hamburg Süd awarded for going green

DHL Global Forwarding honors Hamburg Süd with the GoGreen Carrier Certificate. Thanks to its above-average environmental performance, the shipping company received the highest rating. Find out how Hamburg Süd was able to convince the jury and why the choice of the right carrier brings each supply chain a bit closer to being greener here... Read more

Hamburg Süd awarded for going green
Volkswagen names Hamburg Süd best supplier
Volkswagen names Hamburg Süd best supplier

At this year’s “Group Award” the largest automobile corporation in the world presented Hamburg Süd with the award in the Global Champion category. VW praised Hamburg Süd’s outstanding service quality and customer orientation in particular as well as the shipping company’s flexibility... Read more

New reefer film Stay cool – we care
New reefer film Stay cool – we care

As one of the top five suppliers of reefers in the world, we offer our customers the best quality when it comes to transporting temperature-sensitive loads such as fruit, flowers and pharmaceuticals. Find out more about how we can expertly and passionately develop reefer solutions to meet your specific needs by watching our new film ‘Stay cool – we care!’. Take a look! Read more

Asia Fruit Logistica
Hamburg Süd at the Asia Fruit Logistica

Visit us at the Asia Fruit Logistica from September 6th to 8th in Hong Kong: AsiaWorld-Expo, hall 5 – stand 5-E23. Our experts will gladly tell you all about Hamburg Süd’s logistics solutions for fresh fruit and vegetables. Find out more about the expo here .

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