Mizzen news & press


Ex Amazon and Atlassian executive, Glenn Butcher, joins the Mizzen Group Board of Directors

Sydney, Australia, 8 February 2018 - Mizzen Group is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced technology executive, Glenn Butcher, to its Board of Directors.


Mizzen completes $1 million capital raising

Sydney, January 30, 2018 - Mizzen Group is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a $1 million capital raising to fund the growth of its marketplace and the development of new products.


Time to ride shipping's great digital wave

Sydney, Australia, 19 Dec 2017 - Mizzen is a bold concept aimed at using digital technology to link shipping lines with freight operators. Managing director Jonathan Charles explains how it all works.


How digitising will smooth the way in the fast-growing container world

Sydney, Australia, 18 Dec 2017 - Every year nearly 120 million containers leave ports around the world in an industry that drives the global economy. Yet bookings and prices for 40% of those containers are set by phone calls and emails. And that takes time. What if you could do it online in minutes and track the results? Read full Mizzen article [PDF] or read on page 34 of the FTAs Across Border Magazine [PDF].


Mizzen: Digitisation to spur greater container consolidation

Sydney, Australia, 14 Sep 2017 - Mizzen, a global online marketplace for freight forwarders to book spot containerised space, is gearing to roll out more solutions. Chairman Dr Alan Taylor tells Maritime CEO that digitisation is likely to spur even greater consolidation within the container space.


Mizzen launches live rates with the largest global shipping lines

Sydney, Australia, 31 Aug 2017 - Mizzenit.com, a global marketplace for freight forwarders to book containerised spot market space, has claimed a world first with the launch of live pricing.


World first launch of live container pricing in container shipping

Sydney, Australia, 30 Aug 2017 - GLOBAL freight forwarder marketplace, Mizzenit.com, says it has "successfully launched" a live spot pricing mechanism for some of the world's largest shipping lines.


Mizzen first to launch live container pricing

Sydney, Australia, August 29 2017 - Mizzenit.com, a global marketplace for freight forwarders to book containerised spot market space, is pleased to announce that it has successfully launched live pricing with some of the largest shipping lines in the world.


Therese Walker joins the Mizzen Group as eBusiness Director

Sydney, Australia, 31 Oct 2016 - Mizzen Group, a Sydney based shipping and logistics technology business focused on the digitising of the container shipping marketplace, is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced maritime IT executive Therese Walker as eBusiness Director.


Jon Charles joins the Mizzen Group as Managing Director

Sydney, Australia, 11 Oct 2016 - Mizzen Group, a Sydney based shipping and logistics technology business focused on the digitising of the container shipping marketplace, is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced maritime executive Jon Charles as Managing Director.


Llew Russell joins board of maritime & trade I.T. start-up

Sydney, Australia, 11 Sep 2015 - Llew Russell AM has joined the board of MizzenIT.com, an online exchange for freight forwarders to buy container slots on the spot market. (paywall). Llew Russell AM joins board of Mizzen Group.


Llew Russel AM, joins the Mizzen Group board

Sydney, Australia, 19 Aug 2015 - The Mizzen Group is pleased to announce that Llew Russell AM, the former founding CEO of Shipping Australia, has joined the board of the Mizzen Group. Llew Russell AM, joins the Mizzen Group board.


Mizzen Group Pty Ltd joins the ATP Innovations incubator

Sydney, Australia, 13 Apr 2015 - Sydney based technology company Mizzen Group has joined Australia's leading incubator, ATP Innovations. Mizzen Group Pty Ltd joins the ATP Innovations incubator.