Transport Optimizations Increased with ZIM & Avantida Partnership - Global Trade Magazine
  February 6th, 2019 | Written by

Transport Optimizations Increased with ZIM & Avantida Partnership

Leading shipping liner, ZIM confirmed moving forward in a partnership with Avantida in an effort to offer street turn services in the United States, placing them as the second provider of such services after Maersk.
“We are quickly gaining traction in the US. The partnerships with Maersk and now ZIM reflect the market’s eagerness to embrace the Avantida platform,” said Luc De Clerck, CEO, Avantida. “We hope to soon offer the transport community in the US a central hub for requesting optimizations to all major shipping lines.
Through the Avantida platform, successful coordination of empty container and methods of reuse for import containers for export booking are enabled. Additionally, it’s responsible for the facilitation of over 2,000 transactions per day and welcomed 130 transport and logistics companies since its initial launch.
“We have a successful partnership with Avantida in Europe, and are sure the platform will provide great opportunities to the transporters in the US who are seeking to optimize their container transport planning, while reducing their carbon footprint.” said Gil Lehman, ZIM US VP Logistics.
“The cooperation is part of ZIM’s ongoing effort to introduce new advanced platforms for the benefit of our vendors and customers”, added Ronen Meroz, ZIM Global Intermodal Manager.
The platform is currently deployed in  Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Lithuania, Scandinavia, Switzerland, the UK, Mexico, the United States and Canada.
Source: BSY Associates

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