Sponsored Video: Hamburg Sud COO on Data Potential & IMO 2020

Sponsored Video: Hamburg Sud COO on Data Potential & IMO 2020

Sponsored: Remote container management is a game changer for the shipping industry, specifically the refrigerated cargo market, Hamburg Süd Chief Commercial Officer Frank Smet said in a panel discussion at the 2018 JOC Container Trade Europe Conference. The industry has "become more mature" about sharing data and we are just scratching the surface with possible applications for improving supply chain design, he explains. In this interview, Smet also expresses concern over the number of shippers who may not be planning for the approaching International Maritime Organization fuel regulation (IMO 2020) and details the very real impact it will have on cost. 

2018 JOC Container Trade Europe Conference, Hamburg, Germany