The German ocean carrier is citing benefits from its planned merger with United Arab Shipping Company, but Reuters has reported a "snag" in those plans.
The freight rate marketplace and management software provider's venture capital investment has now topped $50 million as it seeks to digitize the freight rate environment.
The Seattle-based e-commerce giant’s acquisition of SOUQ.com, the largest online retail and marketplace platform in the Arab world, is expected to close some time in 2017.
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The Israeli ocean carrier said its focus on select markets and investment in customer service will improve its position to endure the shipping crisis.
The Shanghai Containerized Freight index fell 1.9 from last Friday to a reading of 971.64, but the index is still much higher from a year prior.
Ocean carriers Maersk Line, CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd issued freight rate increases on various trades.