My congratulations to Zvi Schreiber, CEO at Freightos! From Bill Stankiewicz, Savannah Supply Chain Executive, APICS Savannah Board Member
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CMA CGM and Freightos sign landmark agreement advancing digitization in the shipping industry
● CMA CGM becomes the first ocean carrier listed on Freightos
● Direct digital sales, booking, and shipment management on CMA CGM key transpacific trade lanes available on Freightos
Zvi Schreiber , an outstanding contact, wonderful to deal with, he is a British-Israeli software and Internet entrepreneur. Zvi founded Tradeum Inc. one of the pioneers of B2B E-Commerce, which achieved revenues of over US$100m. He founded Unicorn Inc., sold to IBM, and G.ho.st, sold to Infinity Fund. Zvi was CEO of clean-tech electronics company Lightech which he sold in 2011 to General Electric (GE) Lighting.
The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping group, and Freightos, the world’s online freight marketplace, are pleased to announce they have signed an ambitious pilot agreement whereby CMA CGM has become the first ocean carrier listed on Freightos. Online bookings, guaranteed pricing, and secured capacity on CMA CGM China-US trade lanes are available on the platform, with further extension to additional lanes planned in the near future.
Through this agreement, CMA CGM reinforces its position as a digital leader within the industry and takes yet another step towards its customer-centric strategy, offering importers and exporters of all sizes direct access to instant pricing, routing, and concrete sailing information in seconds, as well as guaranteed capacity.
CMA CGM rates can now be found free of charge on the Freightos website (freightos.com). This development represents a real change for the industry because for the first time, global shipping on key trade lanes functions like passenger travel or ecommerce, where customers can obtain guaranteed prices within seconds. Mathieu Friedberg, Senior Vice President – Commercial Agencies Network at CMA CGM Group said, “This initiative demonstrates our commitment to customer centricity.
We’ve been on a journey to provide our customers with
innovative offerings to ensure them the best shipping experience. This partnership raises the bar for ourselves, and the
industry, with this important step into the digital era, selling directly to shippers on Freightos.”
“This is a true win-win for the industry and a major step toward improving the customer experience,” said Zvi Schreiber CEO.
About CMA CGM
CMA CGM, headed by Rodolphe Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping group.
Its 506 vessels call more than 420 ports in the world on 5 continents. In 2017, they carried nearly 19 million TEUs
(twenty-foot equivalent units).
CMA CGM enjoys continuous growth and keeps innovating to offer its customers new maritime, inland and logistics
With a presence in 160 countries and through its 755 agencies network, the Group employs 34,000 people worldwide,
including 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseilles.
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