Inside Logistics

DONE DEALS: December 17, 2020

Contracts, mergers, acquisitions and big deals in the supply chain sector this week


December 17, 2020
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Moller – Maersk & Novo Nordisk

A.P. Moller – Maersk has signed a logistics agreement with Novo Nordisk from 2021. The three-year agreement on cold chain logistics covers transportation including ocean services and inland logistics.One of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, Novo Nordisk has chosen Maersk´s ECO Delivery to reduce the carbon footprint in transportation. The initiative uses sustainable biofuel to power selected Maersk-vessels and helps Novo Nordisk to make progress towards its sustainability goals. The global agreement will enter effect as of 1st April 2021.

Logistec & Gestion Castaloop

Logistec Stevedoring Inc. has acquired Gestion Castaloop Inc. and its subsidiaries. Castaloop has been providing customized cargo handling services to clients along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway as well as along the St. Lawrence River and US East Coast. They are known for developing solutions for bulk and break-bulk cargo handling.

EnerSys & Kion

EnerSys battery and charger solutions for material handling applications are now available through the Kion North America aftersales accessory program. The aftersales program serves the company’s dealer network, comprising 81 dealerships with 223 locations. It provides parts and accessories for its line of Linde and Baoli industrial vehicles for material handling operations.

SeaCube Containers & Carrier Global Corporation

SeaCube Containers LLC recently acquired 200 Carrier Pods monitored by Sensitech to help address the anticipated increase in demand for refrigerated storage capacity and cargo visibility in support of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. The systems offer reliable deep-frozen container refrigeration performance with telematics, data analytics and cargo monitoring capabilities. Carrier and Sensitech are part of Carrier Global Corporation. Using the Carrier Pods monitored by Sensitech, container refrigeration units deliver temperature control within +/- 0.25 degrees Celsius and temperatures down to mins 40 degrees Celsius, while their monitoring devices can track temperatures down to dry ice conditions of negative 95 degrees Celsius. Their mobility allows for easy relocation to address shifting capacity demands or temporary vaccine administration locations.