Hapag-Lloyd selects Blume Global to provide logistics support

Tech solutions will support Hapag-Lloyd’s network of motor carrier partners

Major shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has selected Blume Logistics to support its entire global network of motor carrier partners, commencing in North America in January 2020.

Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world's largest ocean carriers operating a fleet of 231 modern container ships with a total transport capacity of 1.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) and a container capacity of 2.6 million TEU.

Blume Logistics provides a network for logistics tendering, tracking, event capture, POD verification and settlement initiation across multi-modal transportation.

Blume Logistics will digitally connect Hapag-Lloyd's network of motor-carrier partners, which encompasses the complete order to settlement workflow. This includes the dispatch work order, drayage rates, appointment scheduling, accessorial charges, live tracking, proof of delivery, invoicing and robust reporting capabilities.  

"Blume Logistics will help improve the quality of our door service for our customers including first and last mile visibility while enhancing the efficiencies of our motor carrier partners," said Uffe Ostergaard, President of Hapag-Lloyd North America Region. "Our North American customers are asking for enhanced end-to-end shipment visibility to better manage their supply chains and by implementing this integrated cloud-based solution we will be able to offer that value-added service".

"Blume Logistics helps companies successfully manage logistics execution across the supply chain network, and around the world, with first and last mile shipment visibility and control over transportation spending. It also improves customer service quality and enhanced vendor relations," said Pervinder Johar, CEO, Blume Global.

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