Small online companies could threaten established freight forwarders

Small-size online container shipping companies are increasingly entering the market and may represent a future challenge to big market players, writes SeaIntel in a new analysis.

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A number of new small-size online container shipping companies have emerged onto the scene in recent years. The companies work via online portals, using these portals to offer container transport, for example by offering slots with established companies or offering overviews of freight rates to potential customers.

In a new analysis, SeaIntel has focused on ten new online container shipping companies working with the maritime transport of containers, and the analyst agency has reached three conclusions about the companies:

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