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MacAndrews and OPDR upgrade their fleet with 4000 new pallet wide high cube containers

In the course of substantially enlarging their pallet wide fleet, UK-based MacAndrews & Company Ltd and German OPDR is expecting a delivery of 4000 new 40ft pallet wide high cube containers. Acquired and provided by CMA CGM, the new containers will enable customers to ship more goods and offer enhanced cargo security.

In relation to standard 40ft containers, these new units offer space for up to five additional euro-pallets: As many as 30 euro-pallets can be stowed inside one 40ft pallet wide high cube container. The extra 30 centimeters in height also contribute considerably to an increased cargo intake and give customers superb conditions for transporting voluminous goods. These high cube containers have a higher payload, enabling the carriage of heavier cargo.

In addition, the higher capacity leads to an optimized securing of cargo: The extra room allows a precise and unitary arrangement of the euro-pallets, avoiding open spaces that could result in slipping of the load. Lastly, multiple anchor points inside the container ensure maximum securing and therefore keeping the risk of damage to a minimum.

The short sea shipping experts MacAndrews and OPDR thereby underline their customer-oriented approach and aspiration to offer best products and equipment for their client-integrated supply chains.

About MacAndrews:
MacAndrews and Company Ltd today is a multimodal supply chain logistics specialist. MacAndrews is committed to a Supply Chain Approach where we strive to streamline cost-effective transport solutions with fast transits, saving our clients’ money with procurement, warehousing and distribution. Our strategy is to link our operations as closely as possible, exploit synergies between them and thus achieve added value in the services we provide. Our bespoke services help our customers and partners meet their logistics and environmental goals. MacAndrews is part of the successful CMA CGM Group, the world’s 3rd largest container shipping company. Entrust us to create a sustainable transport for your intra-European business. MacAndrews has operated since 1770, offering reliable logistics for centuries, and has reacted quickly to modern EU initiatives allowing us to better support the sustainability endeavours of our customers in the 21st century and beyond.

www.macandrews.com

About OPDR:
The Oldenburg Portugiesische Dampfschiffs-Rhederei (OPDR) has offered transport solutions within Europe as well as to and from Morocco for over 130 years. As a logistics company OPDR today offers tailor-made integrated supply chain solutions. A strong network in more than 25 European, North and West African countries ensures high standards of reliability and quality. The OPDR headquarters is based in Hamburg. The company employs over 250 people. Since July 2015, the OPDR Group is part of the CMA CGM Group and teams up with the UK-based MacAndrews & Company Ltd.

www.opdr.com

Source: CMA CGM group
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