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DSV CEO denies major challenge from carriers in logistics

DSV isn’t seeing a general trend of shipping companies entering the company’s territory, CEO said during capital markets day. With one exception, however.

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Aside from major disruptions to the global transport system, one recent major discussion in the logistics sector has concerned the large-scale entry of shipping companies into the freight forwarding and logistics industry.

Here, a particular focus has been that one of the world’s largest carriers, Denmark-based A.P. Moller-Maersk, has a stated strategy of becoming a full-scale logistics company handling the entire transport chain from factory to consumer. As such, Maersk has been investing in a lot of other types of assets than merely ships in recent years – including trucks, air freight companies etc.

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