Category Archives: Press release

OMA Group joins OceanX for West Africa

We are pleased to welcome OMA Group to the network! A brief introduction on OMA Group from their management: Sub-Saharan Africa is a fast-growing market and the transport landscape has changed dramatically in the last decade – the region offers enormous opportunities as well potential pitfalls. Choosing the best transport solution is important no matter [...]

Synergy International joins OceanX!

We are pleased to welcome Synergy International to the network for China! A brief introduction on Synergy from their management: Synergy INTL Freight  acts as a full 3PL and customizes solutions to fit your logistics needs throughout the Mainland China , including FTL and LTL services, flatbed, refrigerated, oversized and special projects. WHAT SETS US APART [...]

Bravotran joins OceanX as Vendor for Process Automation

We are pleased to welcome BravoTran to the network for United States! A brief introduction on Bravotran from their management: BravoTran is a leading enterprise AI (artificial intelligence) software provider for automating back-office processes for logistics service providers. BravoTran sparked a revolution by replacing legacy, labour-intensive systems with solutions that automate the management of all [...]

Cargo Net Logistics (CNX) joins OceanX for CHILE!

We are pleased to welcome CNX to the network for Chile! A brief introduction on Cargo Net Logistics CHILE from their management: Cargo Net Logistics S.A. (CNX) was founded in 2006 in Santiago, Chile. We have executives and members with more than 20 years in the logistics industry and over 60 employees. CNX offers logistics [...]

UL Logistics joins OceanX for Uruguay!

We are pleased to welcome UL Logistics to the network for Uruguay! A brief introduction on UL Logistics from their management: UL-Logistics is a company that operates in Uruguay, as an International Cargo Agent, dedicated to providing integrated logistics services. Our purpose is to provide customized solutions to the needs of each client. We are [...]

Mileage Logistics joins OceanX!

We are pleased to welcome Mileage to the network for India! A brief introduction on Mileage Logistics from their management: Mileage Logistics Pvt. Ltd., a full-service logistics and supply chain management organisation was established in 2014 by a hardworking group of industry enthusiasts - Bharat, Rajendra and Mahesh. After putting in over 7 decades of [...]

OceanX @WOFEXPO 2021

We are supporting the new logistics expo World of Freight, dedicated for Central and Eastern European markets, that will be held in Bratislava October 6-8th this year! The EXPO will feature and OceanX stand with an OceanX Bar! For the central and eastern European market are certainly growth regions with a vast potential, we recommend [...]

Europartners joins OceanX!

We are pleased to welcome Europartners to the network for Mexico! A brief introduction on Europartners from their management: We are Europartners Group. We work hard to be the best strategic ally in logistics for our clients and agent-partners. We handle logistics consulting and air, maritime, land and critical cargo solutions. With a local presence [...]

OceanX – News – July 2021

Our public news for July 2021 are out!  Enjoy the update: https://mailchi.mp/oceanx/oceanx-news-july2021   About OceanX OceanX is a non – exclusive global network of leading ocean freight providers and NVOCCs dedicated to delivering bespoke innovative solutions, in particular on FCL services, LCL consolidation, dangerous goods and chemical logistics, temperature control, fashion logistics, as well as [...]

Kensa Logistics joins OceanX for Mexico

We are pleased to welcome Kensa Logistics to the network for Mexico! A brief introduction on Kensa Logistics from their management: KENSA originated in Mexico, from where it is determined to prove the great potential of this country to the world of foreign trade. Our expertise on Mexico and its legal framework and singularities, make [...]

Journey Freight International joins OceanX for Canada

We are pleased to welcome Journey Freight International to the network! A brief introduction on Journey Freight International from their management: Journey Freight, with over 20 years of experience has expanded into globally positioned third party logistics company with a multitude of offices and agents across the globe to assist with your transport needs. Our driving force [...]

OceanX – Rate$ & Drinks – Report May 18th 2021

We were glad having had many OceanX members join for two exciting sessions on Rate and Allocation Management today, featuring Christian Ove Sorensen as our special guest and a virtual cocktail hour for a casual catch up afterwards. The two sessions summarised a few interesting insights on the subject and where the future of our industry might [...]

OceanX – Rate$ & Drinks – May 18th

We are glad to invite OceanX members for an exciting session on Rate and Allocation Management, May 18th 2021, with Christian Ove Sorensen as our special guest and a virtual cocktail hour for a casual catch up afterwards. In order to cover the globe, we have arranged two sessions in two time zones for you.  During our [...]

On Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

by Ruben HUBER Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is on everyone’s mind these days. We had a long discussion on it this month, during our Executive Development Program with a cohort of our member’s talents at OceanX, further I had the pleasure to be part of an exciting panel discussion at #TPM21 with Angela Czajkowski, Alan [...]

Cargo Compass joins OceanX for Colombia

We are pleased to welcome Cargo Compass to the network for Colombia! A brief introduction on Cargo Compass, from their management: With more than 30 years of experience in the freight forwarding area, we can offer an excellent service according to the needs of our clients, developing the best  logistic program taking into account the [...]

Mind4Logistics joins OceanX for Portugal

We are pleased to welcome Mind4Logistics to the network for Portugal! A brief introduction on Mind4Logistics, from their management: One dream, one team and investors sharing a new mindset, was the trigger for Mind4logistics project. Milestones just started, but all together, investors and Mind4Logistics team have 4 logistics generations working with and for you. Experience [...]

OceanX Innovation Award 2020 goes to Searoutes

Upon review of all the maritime and logistics startups that the network engaged with during the past year, the innovation panel, has selected Searoutes as the winner of the 2020 OceanX innovation award!   Encouraging industry innovation, OceanX also in 2020 and despite the pandemic, met and engaged with 25 start-ups around shipping and forwarding. [...]

OceanX partners with InsureMyTrans for innovative freight insurance solutions

OceanX is partnering with InsureMyTrans to deliver a digital cargo insurance solution to its members, that can be easily integrated in members websites, digital and conventional offering. Following its dedication to support members around common challenges, OceanX  is partnering with InsureMyTrans to provide its members with access to their digital freight insurance solution. InsureMyTrans presents [...]

Arrow Express joins OceanX for Jordan

We are pleased to welcome Arrow Express to the network for Jordan! A brief introduction on Arrow Express, from their management: The company was formed in 1999 by our late brother Osama Qasem and YahyaFaour the current General Manager and Executive Director for the group with 30 years’ experience in this field; we have grown [...]

OceanX EDP – Advanced Shipping

OceanX, the seafreight specialist network is starting the first intake for its "Advanced Shipping Sessions" that forms part of its Executive Development Program for it's members. On three Thursdays throughout February, 20 delegates from members will have the opportunity to complete a compact program on differentiation strategy, digitalisation and cost optimisation.   From its early beginnings, OceanX identified education, [...]

NLINE Shipping joins OceanX for Italy

We are pleased to welcome NLINE Shipping to the network! A brief introduction on NLINE Shipping, from their management: NLINE is an independent neutral freight wholesaler, founded with the sole purpose to provide innovative B2B solutions in the European market. We offer our customer’s global freight solutions, satisfaction is the heart of our mission,  understanding [...]

Cargo Overseas joins OceanX

We are pleased to welcome Cargo Overseas to the network for the United Kingdom! A brief introduction to Cargo Overseas from their management: Cargo Overseas have over 30 years’ experience of providing innovative and forward thinking solutions to meet our clients’ needs. In a crowded and ever changing supply chain landscape, Cargo Overseas has continued [...]

OceanX@Navia – Highlights from an exciting discussion

Earlier this month, OceanX founder & director Ruben Huber, joined Jamal Kanj, Chief Commercial Officer of our member Navia, for an exciting discussion on key industry subjects of our time. We are glad to share some of the highlights!  OceanX@Navia - Cargo-Boom OceanX@Navia - Big Fish vs. Small Fish? Thanks to our friends at Navia for [...]

OceanX AGM Porto2020 – Live & Virtual

Owing to the pandemic and travel restrictions, only a smaller group of members was able to travel to Portugal in person in order to attend the network’s annual general meeting this year. Therefore it was conducted live & virtual, merging online and offline experiences, connecting live delegates with online colleagues all over the world. Despite [...]

Members Corona Updates

OceanX Network Update on Covid-19 Outbreak The Covid-19 outbreak is confronting members with various challenges, OceanX has compiled 5 key elements to focus on. Further, please find below updates from members on the situation in their markets.  Please submit any member updates to info@oceanx.network and we shall add below daily. www.oceanx.network Newest status in Sri [...]

OceanX announces Speaker LineUp for AGM 2020

OceanX, the leading enterprise network for seafreight specialists, has announced its Speakers for the upcoming Annual General Meeting 2020 in Porto, Portugal Again bringing together a range of exciting industry experts and technology leaders to share the newest on innovation and thought leadership for the industry. Looking forward to see you in Porto, November 18-21 [...]

OceanX Executive Development Program launches with Transformation Management Course

OceanX, the leading enterprise network for seafreight specialists, has started its Executive Development Program. The first module “TRANSFORMATION MANAGEMENT” is organized by Tongji University in cooperation with CPC Consulting and conducted in-class in Shanghai, China. Through a learning journey built along the entire transformation cycle, it will equip participants with the required knowledge, skillset and [...]

NAVIROC an OceanX collaborative project

Building the future of shipping and logistics in Morocco - NAVIROC.  One of OceanX key areas of focus has always been internationalisation strategy, where the network is helping members to identify the right cooperation partners in overseas markets and supports with introductions. However, sometimes the best fit does not exist and then building it becomes [...]

OceanX – Annual General Meeting – Chengdu, China

Last week, OceanX's first formal Annual General Meeting was conducted in Chengdu, China. The network that was founded in 2018 and formally started this year, is focusing on innovation in the ocean freight sector, going beyond traditional bilateral facilitation. This year's conference brought more than 100 delegates, members, guests and speakers into the capital of [...]

South Africa Market Report

This October saw an exciting visit to South Africa, catching up with members and market players.  Market situation South Africa’s population continues to grow since the 1990, where it was home to 36 million people, to 51 million in 2010 and almost 58 mio in 2018, thus also consumer demand keeps rising. Fertility rates have [...]

First OceanX Fashion Logistics Workshop in Munich

Taking the opportunity of the upcoming Transport Logistic 2019 in Munich, with a larger amount of OceanX members being present in Southern Germany last week, OceanX member ITG was so kind to host the network's first fashion logistics workshop at their headquarters in Schwaig, near Munich on June 3rd.  Gabriele Bormuth, head of the local [...]

THANK YOU – OceanX @Transport Logistics, Munich June 4th to 7th 2019

A warm thanks to all visitors, members and friends that came to our stand during last weeks transport logistic exhibition in Munich! We had a blast, with many exciting encounters and inspiring discussions, throughout the 4 days in Munich. Our substands, featuring  NVO Consolidation, Eurolanes, Motion Supply Chain, CargoSpectre, FreightBRO, and Kontainers have been a success, and we will certainly [...]

OceanX Case Study at Tongji University 2019

Our case study in cooperation with Tongji university's School of Economics and Management, challenging this year’s Tricontinent Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management class, was conducted end of April. The students delivered some interesting angles approaching the case, which entered around on Differentiation vs. Commoditisation in the Chinese NVOCC space. Our case was confronting students [...]

OceanX @Transport Logistics, Munich June 4th to 7th 2019

OceanX will be exhibiting at transport logistics, the world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT and supply chain management, that has been taking place in Munich, Germany since 1978. Visit us in Hall B2 135/240, from June 4th to 7th 2019!  OceanX will be represented at this year's transport logistics in Munich, exhibiting in [...]

OceanX launches Process Workshop for Members

OceanX has built a shipment process, self-assessment workshop for its members, as a guide to approach the efficiency challenge and for organisational reinvention. With market prices in sales and procurement increasingly transparent, one of the key success factors for performance has become efficiency and the actual cost for handling a shipment.  Our analysis of some of the [...]

OceanX Case Study at Tongji University

As part of our drive for innovation, we are cooperating with Tongji university's School of Economics and Management, challenging this year’s Tricontinent Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management class with a case study on Differentiation vs. Commoditisation in the Chinese NVOCC space. During the last week of April this year, we will be [...]

OceanX joining ICEE conference July 24th to 26th 2019

As part of its strategic partnership with Cool Logistics, OceanX is participating in the Global Cold Chain Logistics Forum of Guangzhou ICEE, the leading international eCommerce and Cold Chain Logistics event, held in Guangzhou, China July 24th to 26th 2019. OceanX' members with Cool Chain Logistics expertise, will have the opportunity to deliver case study [...]

OceanX launches startup incubator

Dedicated to innovation, OceanX has launched it's startup incubator program this January. Representing a broad range of local leaders in the maritime logistics space, OceanX is constantly looking for new ideas to advance the industry. The network evaluates business ideas and digital inventions from within member organisations and startups outside, through an expert panel. Panelists [...]

Jochen Weber joining as Network Ambassador

OceanX continues to expand its team of network ambassadors, welcoming Jochen Weber, adding further expertise on intermodal and chemical logistics.     "Our objective at OceanX remains to assemble great people, not only among our members but also within the team that operates and supports the network. We have many ideas for products and initiatives [...]

Why our bet is on collaboration.

Abstract: Our industry is seeing fundamental changes. Technology does enable new business models and challenges existing ones. Automation will impact traditional processes and eliminate simple information arbitrage through asset light models. Virtualisation of services will change the way logistics companies are organised. Differentiation in the market will be based on other criteria and the traditional [...]

CargoX and the OceanX network partner-up to set new standards of excellence in the shipping trade

OceanX, the leading seafreight specialist network and CargoX have agreed on a strategic partnership, bringing the blockchain enabled Smart B/L to OceanX NVOCC members. CargoX' innovative platform enables the issuance and handling of original bill of ladings on an etherium blockchain encrypted platform, facilitating the digital transfer of the bill of lading and thus the [...]

Meg Yim and Peter Schmidt-Löffler joining as Network Ambassadors

OceanX continues to expand its team of network ambassadors, welcoming Meg Yim and Peter Schmidt-Löffler, adding further expertise to the network's organisation.     "Our objective at OceanX remains to assemble great people, not only among our members but also within the team that operates the network. We have many ideas for products and initiatives where our specialised [...]

Congratulations Boxline Slovenia – 10 Years Celebrations!

OceanX this month was honoured to attend the 10 years celebrations of Boxline UCL in Slovenia, the leading NVOCC for the Adriatic Gateway to/from Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe.  Starting with 2 employees in 2008, Boxline has developed into a local market leader within just 10 years, today boasting a dynamic and innovative team of 28 [...]

Cool Logistics Global Conference 2nd-4th October 2018, Antwerp

OceanX is partnering with Cool Logistics, the leading specialty conference for Cool Chain and perishable logistics. The partnership will see OceanX co-sponsoring part of the conference and providing its members with advantageous conditions for delegate passes, supporting their further development in the perishable logistics sector. The two organisations intend to expand their cooperation in the [...]

Moanisse Bennasser and Jonathan Crestot joining as Network Ambassadors

OceanX is further strengthening its team of network ambassadors, welcoming Moanisse B. Bennasser and Jonathan Crestot.   "We are honoured to welcome, two very dynamic shipping industry experts to our team, that both have a broad experience in different markets and cultures, while sharing our passion for innovation", stated Ruben Huber, founder of OceanX.  Moanisse [...]

Cool Chain expert Alfred Cheung named Ambassador of OceanX

OceanX is pleased to welcome Alfred Cheung as Ambassador to the network. His extensive knowledge and background in refrigerated cargo shipping will be a true benefit for the further development of our members specialised in temperature controlled cargo.   Alfred has extensive experience in container transportation, port developments, logistics planning, IT applications, human resources and [...]

Transport Logistics China – May 16th to 18th 2018

OceanX attended this years Transport Logistics China in Shanghai. During 3 hot days in Shanghai, we have been able to meet many interested parties and prospective members from China, Asia and Europe. Whilst logistics fairs in China traditionally were not easy to gain scale, Transport Logistics China has grown substantially from its first edition in [...]

Strategic Partnership between Neutral Air Partner and OceanX signed

During Transport Logistics China in Shanghai, the two leading specialization networks Neutral Air Partner and OceanX agreed on a strategic cooperation, for the benefit of their members. The two networks intend to cooperate in the areas of marketing, promotion and information technology. Leveraging the strength of both organizations and enabling the members to benefit from [...]

OceanX co-sponsored Shanghai Shipping Club Special Edition

OceanX proudly co-sponsored May 16th Special Edition of the Shanghai Shipping Club. Together with the Port of Rotterdam and Amsterdam Schipol Airport we were able to welcome a great crowd of international industry professionals for a pleasant get-together and relaxed discussions after a hard day at Transport Logistics China. A warm thank you to our guests [...]

OceanX founder talks digitalisation at ACE Conference in Shanghai

OceanX founder, Ruben Huber, presented the different segments of digital business models in the freight industry, some background on technologies and conducted a critical review of the status quo. He outlined how „information technology has become a key success factor for the industry, while often not yet being a core competence“ within transportation and logistics [...]

OceanX at Multimodal UK, Birmingham 2018

OceanX on May 1st to 3rd attended Multimodal UK in Birmingham, United Kingdom. Enjoy our detail report on the leading UK logistics fair and some exciting sessions on digitalisation. View our detailed report, for insights from the event: OceanX Event Report Multimodal UK 2018 About OceanX OceanX is a non – exclusive global network of [...]

New innovation focused seafreight network launched!

OceanX, a unique non-exclusive global network of leading and independent seafreight experts was founded in Switzerland recently. The network aims to build a community of seafreight specialists, providing transportation and logistics services in ocean freight, combining their individual local strength, industry expertise and vertical specialisation. Founder & Director Ruben Huber says: „Our industry is certainly [...]