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Pampering pumpkins en route
November 12, 2019

Halloween isn’t the only time in the world when it’s peak season for pumpkins. Today, the healthy vegetable is an integral part of many cuisines around the globe. When transporting them in containers, having the right temperature and optimal ventilation are key factors for ensuring that they arrive at their destination undamaged.

“Like a wild horse”
November 1, 2019

Traveling in the days of steamships was not for the fainthearted. This can be seen in the excerpts from the fascinating diary of a traveler to South America on the Hamburg Süd steamer “Rio” in the late 19th century.

Hamburg Süd’s banana desks: Ahead of the curve 24/7
Octobre 24, 2019

Bananas place high demands on the logistics industry. This has prompted Hamburg Süd to set up its own “banana desks” for its customers. In Miami (USA), San José (Costa Rica), Medellín (Colombia), Guayaquil (Ecuador) and Hamburg (Germany), Hamburg Süd specialists make sure that this sensitive tropical fruit has the best transport conditions possible.

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Look, book, relax: Hamburg Süd launches INSTANT
September 20, 2019

The easy new way of booking cargo online: With INSTANT we are now offering you a smart solution to book your cargo on the Hamburg Süd website in just a few clicks. Instant is the future of booking cargo – and offers you many benefits, such as enhanced certainty in your planning, transparency and efficiency.

Enhanced service between Southeast Asia and Australia
August 29, 2019

The Oceania trade has always been a key element in Hamburg Süd’s global network of liner services. Beginning in October 2019, we offer you an expanded and enhanced “AUSE” service between Australia and Southeast Asia.

Come visit Hamburg Süd at these trade fairs!
August 6, 2019

Between late August and mid-November 2019, you will be able to meet with Hamburg Süd representatives at eleven trade fairs around the globe. Visit us at our booth, where our logistics experts look forward to speaking with you – and to jointly developing the perfect solution for your transport needs.

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Avocado transport: why stuffing matters
July 17, 2019

Whether in a smoothie, in a salad or on a sandwich – the appetite for avocados is growing worldwide. The fresh products are transported in reefer containers from their countries of origin to their destination. During the journey, temperature-controlled air must be circulated both around the fruit inside the carton and throughout the entire load to remove respiratory heat, water vapor, and gases such as carbon dioxide and ethylene. To make sure that this happens, the right stuffing method is key.

New Track & Trace Reporting
July 5, 2019

We’d like to introduce you to a new online function on our Hamburg Süd website that allows you to quickly and easily generate individual reports according to various criteria and at any time. With the new “Track & Trace Reporting” it will be even easier than before to assess and analyze your shipments with Hamburg Süd and to have more transparency on the whole transportation chain.

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New stand-alone service
July 3, 2019

The trade between Europe and Central America, Caribbean and South America West Coast is a key element in Hamburg Süd’s global network of liner services. In cooperation with Maersk, Hamburg Süd will be expanding and enhancing the services it offers on this core trade beginning in June 2019.

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Bananas about cold transports
July 1, 2019

With Remote Container Management (RCM), Hamburg Süd offers its customers the latest state-of-the-art reefer technology. But the company already started transporting temperature-sensitive goods from South America to Europe around 120 years ago..

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Three awards for Hamburg Süd – thank you!
June 27, 2019

We are excited to have won three awards in the past three months. Two of them were presented directly by our customers, while the third one was granted by the shipping and logistics journal Asia Cargo News, whose readers had selected Hamburg Süd as a winner.

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