Søren Skou: No date for appreciable improvement of schedule reliability
Maersk ranks highest in schedule reliability, and yet more than half of the container major's vessels arrive late. CEO Søren Skou, who forecast a marked improvement this year, cannot say when the poor service level will improve.
BY MARKETWIRE & SHIPPINGWATCH
Maersk CEO Søren Skou must drop his ambitions of improving the schedule reliability rapidly before the end of the year.
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