Category Archives: Press release

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 [...]

Members Corona Updates

OceanX Network Update on Covid-19 Outbreak - March 30 2020 The Covid-19 outbreak is confronting members with various challenges, OceanX has compiled 5 key elements to focus on. So far still one of the best overviews has  been compiled by McKinsey, latest update April 13th: https://www.mckinsey.com/~/media/McKinsey/Business%20Functions/Risk/Our%20Insights/COVID%2019%20Implications%20for%20business/COVID%2019%20April%2013/COVID-19-Facts-and-Insights-April-13.ashx Further, please find below updates from members on the [...]

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 [...]