Containerchain has hired a former manager of Hamburg Süd to support the opening of its European operations and expand as an automation software solution provider for the container logistics industry.

The company has hired Patrick Mertens, formerly Area Manager - Transport, Logistics, and M&R for Hamburg Süd, to head up its commercial activities and expand into Hamburg, Antwerp, and Rotterdam as a response to increasing demand for its cloud-based systems.

The company — with offices in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Hong Kong — sees Europe as an important growth market for its rapid advancement across the container logistics sector.

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