ZIM creates Ship4wd ™, a new digital freight forwarding company
HAIFA, Israel, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (NYSE: ZIM) today announced the creation of a new subsidiary, Ship4wd, a digital freight forwarder platform providing a simple and reliable end-to-end online shipping solution. Ship4wd will be launched on October 18 2021.
Ship4wd target small and medium-sized US and Canadian businesses (SME) important and exporting since China, Vietnam and Israel.
Building on ZIM’s vast experience and in-depth knowledge of the shipping industry, as well as its proven track record in digital shipping, the new digital freight forwarding company will provide small and medium-sized businesses with, as well as to entrepreneurs around the world, a simple and straightforward solution for shipping goods – thanks to an advanced system digital “one-stop shop” Platform.
The digital service offered by Ship4wd is based on a one-stop-shop service covering all aspects of the complex international shipping process. It enables customers with no prior experience in cross-border shipping to manage their import and export business in a simple and efficient manner, with expert 24/7 live chat support throughout the process.
The Ship4wd The platform will offer each customer the optimal solution – either the most economical option or the fastest option – depending on the customer’s preferences. The platform’s offering includes sea and air transport services to the final destination, including land and rail transport, with associated logistics services, all supported by a variety of professional suppliers.
Directed by Carmit hoshen-Glik, a entrepreneurial executive with extensive experience in digital transport and global freight forwarding solutions, Ship4wd is located in Herzliya, one of the that of Israel main hub for innovative startups.
Eli glickman, Chairman and CEO of ZIM, said: “As a leader in the trend of accelerating digitization in the shipping industry, we are leveraging our expertise to launch an independent multi-functional digital freight forwarder, in line with our strategy of developing growth engines adjacent to our core business. Ship4wd is committed to managing the entire end-to-end supply chain, leveraging our core strengths as a leading global carrier with a unique customer-centric approach to deliver the optimal digital solution for the SME segment, supported by a large network of suppliers, including ZIM. The global need for digital services via personal mobile phones and tablets is increasing, especially among small and medium businesses, and Ship4wd is the ultimate solution. We are convinced that with Ship4wd excellent team, it can become a significant player in the multi-billion dollar freight forwarding industry, as it will meet a much needed demand for its services in the market. “
Assaf Tiran, Vice President of Global Customer Service, ZIM, also at the head of digital innovation, added: “In the same way that other groundbreaking platforms such as Airbnb in tourism and Uber in transportation have transformed their industries, we aim to empower everyone to be a self-shipper, by simplifying and enhancing streamlining the movement of goods around the world to its essence – a “few clicks” shipping solution.
Carmit hoshen-Glik, Ship4wd CEO, added: “We believe it is time for international shipping to become simple, easy and reliable for SMEs. ongoing business. “
ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (NYSE: ZIM) is a global lightweight container shipping company with a leading position in the markets in which it operates. Founded in Israel in 1945, ZIM was one of the oldest ocean liners, with over 76 years of experience, providing customers with innovative shipping and logistics services, with a reputation for transit times, reliable schedules and service excellence.
Ship4wd is a premier digital freight solution that gives small businesses the personal freedom, ease, and control to better manage their imports and exports. With complete end-to-end visibility and built-in flexibility, Ship4wd helps businesses grow and prosper.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements (as that term is defined in Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) regarding future events, including forward-looking statements regarding the ability of Ship4wd to successfully launch the platform. -freight forwarding form to serve SME customers, as well as ZIM’s ability to benefit from Ship4wd’s digital freight platform and develop additional growth engines adjacent to its core business. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, other factors detailed from time to time in ZIM’s periodic reports and documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including the annual report. ZIM on Form 20-F filed with the SEC on March 22, 2021. ZIM expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any of these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of future events, new information, a change in its opinions or expectations, or otherwise. ZIM makes no predictions or statements about the performance of any of its respective stocks.
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