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03 May 2018

Interview – 4FOLD as a Service

Simon-BosschieterIn the transportation industry, it is not easy to follow every market trends and to find answers on how to tackle prevailing challenges easily. 

Our CEO, Simon Bosschieter, discussed how shippers can benefit from cost and emission reductions with 4FOLD as a Service. Please find the interview here.

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09 March 2018

Het Nieuwe Produceren: Next step for 4FOLD Foldable Containers

Het Nieuwe Produceren - 4FOLD as a ServiceAs the winner of the Social Enlightenmentz 2017 Holland Container Innovations is in good contact with Het Nieuwe Produceren. They published an article about our new business model 4FOLD as a Service.  Please find the article in Dutch here or check out the pdf version here.

16 February 2018

Growth in empty containers for the port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam 4FOLD Foldable ContainerThe Rotterdam Port Authority showed their facts and figures of 2017. The main conclusion, growth in container throughput! In general, the container throughput rose spectacularly by 10.9% to 13.7 million TEU (twenty feet equivalent unit). However, the number of empty containers rose by 6.1% to more than 2.5 million TEU. 

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05 February 2018

Australian shippers are asked to redeliver empty containers to the terminals

4FOLD Bundle AustraliaShipping lines in Melbourne have begun demanding that importers return empty containers direct to stevedore terminals rather than empty container parks. The policies of many major shipping lines dictating direct empty container de-hire to stevedore terminals in Australia rather than to designated empty container parks (ECP), and some stevedore empty container truck receival and processing practices, are causing additional logistics costs for shippers.

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05 January 2018

Chinese restrictions on imported waste increase the West – East imbalance

Containers ScrapNew Chinese restrictions on imported waste, introduced since 1 January 2018, are set to have significant implications for the international freight transport, logistics and supply chain sectors. Waste and scrap are the biggest export products transported from the EU and USA to China. The restrictions will increase the imbalance between the West and the East. 4FOLD Foldable Containers provide the solution for this increasing imbalance, as it allows four empty containers to be repositioned at the burden of one. 

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04 December 2017

Schuttevaer: Vouwcontainers zwermen uit

Press20171201_Weekblad_SchuttevaerThe Dutch weekly journal Schuttevaer published an article about the current success of 4FOLD Foldable Containers. Schuttevaer is a journal focused on maritime news. Please find the article in Dutch here.