Moving as ONE (Ocean Network Express), Companies & Markets News & Top Stories
What we wear, eat and use are shipped to us in a container. Unknown to many, this humble box drives the global economy - 90 per cent of world trade to be exact. Invented in the 1950s by American Malcolm McLean, it is one of the greatest breakthroughs since the wheel. Without the shipping of containers, we would be cut off from daily necessities, and modern life could, literally, come to a standstill.
The birth of new players such as ONE (Ocean Network Express in full) marks an exciting new chapter in the history of containerisation. Unifying the diverse strengths of three Japanese shipping titans, ONE aspires to achieve only one thing to be number one in the hearts of customers.
Three greats, one vision
A joint venture among Japans Big Three shipping lines, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Mitsui OSK Lines and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, ONE is inspired by the vision to better meet customers' needs with high-quality, competitive services and an innovative business approach. All eyes are on the new joint venture, which will launch operations from its spanking new global headquarters in Marine One, a joint venture between Malaysias Khazanah Nasional and Singapores Temasek Holdings. Certainly, ONE looks set to add significant shine to the shipping industry in Singapore.
The spirit to excel
Leveraging the combined global networks and service structures of the shipping industrys three major companies, ONE is poised to raise the bar in service excellence and take the container shipping busin....