CMA, Maersk, HMM, Hapag-Lloyd moving into logistics to stabilize earnings

Volatile earnings and a cyclical market have led container lines to make a push in logistics to ensure stability, writes Alphaliner. Maersk and CMA CGM are just two examples of carriers going into logistics.

CMA CGM entered logistics with its acquisition of Ceva Logistics. | Photo: PR / Ceva Logistics

Over the past couple of years, major container carriers have increasingly looked towards logistics when putting money on the table for investments and acquisitions that might please investors.

To a great extent, this is because of the volatile earnings opportunities in shipping and its cyclical nature, writes Alphaliner, which has looked into the trend that has been prevalent during the past two years in particular.

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