Sydney, Australia, 6 June 2018 – Mizzen Group, a company that has the leading global exchange for shipping lines to manage dynamic spot container rates and distribute directly to their customers through Mizzenit.com and other platforms, is pleased to announce that Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) has joined the Mizzen exchange.
HMM is the number one Korean shipping line and is the 12th largest carrier by global shipping capacity. HMM joins eight other leading shipping lines using Mizzenit.com and is one of five lines providing live pricing for instant quoting. Mizzen Group works with partner shipping lines and is the leading dynamic containerised freight price distribution platform giving freight forwarders direct access to real-time prices and booking services.
HMM’s General Manager, John Van Pelt, stated “HMM and Inchcape are excited to participate in the Mizzen pricing platform to expand our offering to the market. Thank you Mizzen for providing us access to such an exciting product.”
Mizzen Group’s Managing Director, Jon Charles, stated “We are looking forward to working with HMM and Inchcape in providing digital distribution of pricing to allow transactions to occur 24/7 without the need for additional resources. Mizzen is a technology company developing digital products and solutions to help shipping lines set and distribute dynamic spot market prices in a new way to their customers in the emerging digital sales channel” he said.
Jon added “Mizzen Group’s products are built from shipping industry experience, by a team that combines shipping industry knowledge, extensive digital and technology capability, and senior executive experience from leading technology innovators such as Amazon, Atlassian, and Fairfax Digital. We use this capability to facilitate the growth of the emerging digital sales channel for our partner shipping lines and freight forwarders so they can both reap the cost savings, reach and data insights of transacting digitally.”
Mizzenit.com is a global business-to-business digital platform for the container shipping industry. The platform allows freight forwarders to find shipping schedules, get live pricing and quotes, and book spot market space direct from shipping lines. For shipping companies, the platform streamlines the sales process, distributes dynamic spot prices, gives data-driven customer insight and provides a new sales channels.
Dr Alan Taylor
Chairman and co-founder
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