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Maersk's customers can soon monitor reefer containers

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Starting next month, Maersk Line's customers will be able to monitor where the carrier's reefer containers are located as well as the internal temperatures. This comes in response to requests from customers, says CCO.


BY RITZAU FINANS
Published 26.06.17 at 14:15

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