Get the flexibility to move your cargo in an agile way
Today’s market reality makes it critical that you remain in control of the destination and speed of your shipment at all times. However, your deliveries still need to happen at the lowest possible costs.
Flex Hub is our new solution that lets you manage your cargo flow in line with your demand patterns. It enables you to store your goods closer to key markets until the time is right for you to deliver the order. You can then transport your goods directly from our hub port with unmatched speed and reliability to the destination of your choice.
To get more information on Flex Hub and its advantages for your business, please reach out to your Maersk sales representative.
Why choose Flex Hub?
Flex Hub provides Flexibility in your supply chain to stay agile and manage your business smoothly. Take a look to see how our solution helps you manage your cargo flow to its final destination.
Up to 70% reduction in ‘order to delivery’ lead times. Get the flexibility to change the final destination and the agility to deliver faster to your customers directly from the hubs.
Position your cargo closer to key markets with our eight (8) hub ports. Flex Hub is available in Salalah, Tanjung Pelepas, Port Said, Algeciras, Colombo, Port Tangier, Balboa and Bremerhaven Terminal.
Slowdown in flows of your cargo to meet changes in demand. Ship your cargo now and we’ll store it for you in one of our hub ports.
You get complete visibility to monitor real-time inventory levels and your storage time through online dashboards.
Our hubs reduce storage costs by nearly 30% in comparison with traditional warehouse facilities and with reduced working capital.
Save precious storage space at your facilities. We will deliver your cargo to its destination when the time is right.
You can easily add Flex Hub to your long-term contract. Just select the hub port you wish to use and get started.
How Flex Hub works
Flex Hub is simple to use and convenient to incorporate into your logistics process, letting you strike a much-needed balance between demand and supply.
1. At Origin:
Make your booking with Maersk to a destination as planned. Inform us at time of booking that your cargo needs Flex Hub.
2. When Sailing:
Receive real-time updates of your cargo from the time your containers leave for the transhipment hub.
3. At the Hub Port:
Your Maersk representative helps manage the holding of containers across our multiple hubs. After the cargo reaches your hub port of choice, we hold it on your behalf until you decide its final destination and when you want it delivered.
4. On the way to the final destination:
When you have chosen the time and the final location, we will complete the delivery. All potential locations for the final destination must be a part of the contract.
Reach global markets with confidence
Flex Hub makes it easier to profit from global demand by placing your cargo closer to its final destination and moving it quickly at the right time. You can choose between our eight (8) Flex Hub ports locations:
Talk to your Maersk Sales Representative to include Flex Hub in your contract.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Should you have any immediate questions regarding Flex Hub, please refer to our customer FAQs. For further queries, just contact us – we are happy to help.