Layoffs and managerial change prepare Maersk to embark on the 20s

There will be both both layoffs and changes to management when Maersk launches its new strategic plan, aimed at optimizing the group's efficiency and competitiveness. Tough but unavoidable, reads internal letter.

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Before Oct. 1, Maersk will name those employees set to leave the company as a result of the cost cutting plan published Tuesday morning.

As ShippingWatch reported Monday evening, this time will see Safmarine and what remains of Damco being adjusted to achieve the efficiency that CEO Søren Skou lists as one of his necessary parameters to be able to deliver better results and higher returns for shareholders.

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