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CMA CGM launches container tracking app

The CMA CGM Group is launching its first mobile application that offers real time data collection on a container’s position, upcoming vessel departures and other CMA CGM services.

The application is available on the App Store and Google Play in five languages (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese), according to the statement. Users will be able to follow loading operations, search for routes or consult vessels schedules.

Following CMA CGM’s investment in startup TRAXENS, a firm that specializes in container

geolocation, the group has developed its first mobile application. The shipping line says 34 percent of client phone calls deal with getting information about a container’s position, and the new mobile application solution will save time by offering instant information.

The statement reports functions such as an “eco-calculator” would soon complete this new application, allowing clients to know the exact carbon footprint their container produces.

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