60% of freight forwarders and NVOCCs struggle to monitor the movement of shipping containers
Hamburg, Germany, September 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On the heels of the launch of Container Control, a groundbreaking and first-of-its-kind technology platform for freight forwarders and NVOCCs worldwide, Container xChange has released the results of its recent survey to shed light on the container logistics companies hot pain points and how the product aims to solve them.
The survey shows that 60% of freight forwarders, NVOCCs and traders struggle to keep track of container pickups and deliveries, their locations and timestamps.
57% of freight forwarders name “containers” as their biggest challenge for the upcoming peak season, and 43% survey “lack of real-time visibility” as the second biggest challenge.
“As the container logistics industry continues to grapple with unprecedented challenges, it becomes important for businesses to realize the power of digital adoption to address future uncertainties. Container Control is a sophisticated tool for freight forwarders and NVOCCs which gives visibility into a container’s journey from pickup to drop off and provides transparency to a user, so they can save time on repetitive manual tasks. containers per month and provide better customer service.
“The idea is to automate the container management process for freight forwarders so they can focus less on manual operational work processes and more on expanding their business across geographies. We empower them data and processes that simplify their business. And for the industry, it solves the challenge of monitoring and managing containers on one sophisticated platform,” said dr. Johannes Schlingmeierco-founder and CEO of Container xChange.
“From the birth of the container to its last journey, we want to digitize every process and this product is a big step in the right direction. By bringing all parts online, Container Control will transform the way container logistics companies connect and do business,” added Schlingmeier.
Container Control, the product launched today, solves two major problems for freight forwarders and NVOCCs around the world – 1. Near real-time container monitoring from pick-up to drop-off, 2. Get a clear overview of all releases and containers they have used. Customers will now be able to add all release references to the platform, so they can easily match all available containers to shippers’ bookings and get information about their movements. The data is collected directly from the repositories.
One of Container xChange’s customers, Benny HuygenRaw Materials Business Development Manager, Kuehne + Nagel Belgium said, “We’re happy to see how Container xChange has made our job easier. It’s a crucial part of my role to get an overview of available containers, quickly match them to container bookings and to be aware of container movements from the pick-up- Thanks to Container Control, I will be able to do everything faster and have more time to provide an exceptional customer experience.
Jack SunDirector at Orange Container Line shared on occasion, “Tracking container pickups and deliveries on the Container xChange platform has been a great addition to our business. It used to be a very manual, resource-intensive and error-prone job. Now, we check it on xChange Container Control and get an overview of the container journey on the way from point A to point B and always aware of where our containers are. I strongly believe that automating our processes quickly and leveraging our best minds to take advantage of these technologies can help us scale our business.”
To find out how to access container control and prices, click on the link www.container-xchange.com/container-control
About Container xChange
Container xChange is a technology company that provides an efficient container trading and leasing platform, payment infrastructure and operating systems to container logistics companies around the world. Covering the entire container shipping transaction process, starting with finding new partners, tracking containers and managing payments, xChange makes using third-party equipment as easy as booking a hotel. We’re on a mission to simplify global trade logistics.
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