The Germany-based transportation firm, Hapag-Lloyd, is set to add 13,420 new refrigerated containers to its fleet during 2019, in accordance to Supply Chain Dive.
In a press launch, it was revealed that the service’s whole reefer depend to greater than 100,000 with a capability of 210,000 TEUs.
With the brand new containers starting their journey carrying largely fruit and veggies like blueberries, cherries and avocados from South America, the fleet’s enlargement will mark the launch of the service’s IoT-based container monitoring initiative – Hapag-Lloyd LIVE. According to the press launch, clients are set to acquire entry by way of “real-time GPS positioning, information on the temperature inside the container, and systems for notifications and alarm management.”
In addition, a number of the next-gen reefers will come outfitted with Controlled Atmosphere know-how, which displays and adjusts the gasses within the air to decelerate the ripening course of.
As of 2018, the service’s whole capability reached 618,000 TEU and it turns into a report for the corporate. It is anticipated that the containers will likely be used for the transportation of temperature delicate gadgets like prescription drugs and blood plasma.
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