Can Maersk achieve schedule reliability of 90 percent by the end of the year?

ShippingWatch has asked Maersk whether the carrier still finds it realistic to attain schedule reliability of 85-90 percent in 2021 as previously announced by CEO Søren Skou. Read the answer in this article, which is a modified version of a previous article on the matter.

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When ShippingWatch reported Monday last week that Maersk would have to abandon its reliability ambition of 85-90 percent by the end of the year, ShippingWatch concluded that the target announced by CEO Søren Skou on two occasions in the spring wouldn't be met.

Already in February, Skou considered the service level offered by Maersk's vessels to be far below standard. At the time, roughly six out of ten vessels were unable to deliver goods to customers on time. Even though Maersk has always performed better among the major carriers, the CEO was dissatisfied.

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