Solid Horizon

Month: May 2021

Shipping container medical clinics: how to revolutionise the health industry

Shipping container medical clinics: how to revolutionise the health industry Nowadays, with the shortage of land, companies that rely on permanent structures for their businesses must get creative with their operations. However, ever since the pandemic, companies have loosened their standard operating procedures and are slowly opening up to the possibility of allowing their employees …

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Solid Horizon to promote modular shipping containers as alternative infrastructure to support the local medical industry

Solid Horizon to promote modular shipping containers as alternative infrastructure to support the local medical industry KLANG (25 May 2021) – Solid Horizon is actively advocating the use of medical modular (Medmod) containers to provide additional space for hospitals and healthcare centres to comfortably treat its Covid-19 patients. With the rising number of positive cases …

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Reefer Containers: The answer to cold chain logistics

Reefer Containers: The answer to cold chain logistics As consumer demands increase, so too do shipping containers and logistics technologies grow and innovate to cater to the needs of the industry. The seaborne transportation segment, a method of transporting large amounts of goods using carrier ships, have been developing a new technology for cold chain …

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Transportation and logistics sector to resume growth as international trade recovers

Transportation and logistics sector to resume growth as international trade recovers KUALA LUMPUR (19 May 2021) – AmInvestment Bank Bhd maintains their ‘Overweight’ recommendation for the transportation and logistics sector due to ports across South-East Asia, including Malaysia, being well-positioned to gain from the shifting sourcing patterns accelerated by the pandemic, as manufacturing bases of …

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Shipping containers used as makeshift morgues at Sungai Buloh Hospital as Malaysian death toll rises

Shipping containers used as makeshift morgues at Sungai Buloh Hospital as Malaysian death toll rises SUNGAI BULOH (18 May 2021) – Due to the increasing rate of deaths in the state of Selangor directly related to Covid-19 and its variant strains, Sungai Buloh Hospital has resorted to using shipping containers as makeshift morgues to house …

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Senari Port’s Computer Outage Cause Huge Losses to Shipping Container Lines

Senari Port’s Computer Outage Cause Huge Losses to Shipping Container Lines KUALA LUMPUR (15 May 2021) – Due to the computer outage on 27 March at the Senari port in Kuching, Sarawak, shipping associations have suffered losses in both operating costs as well as sailings and revenue. According to a joint statement from four shipping …

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8 Interesting Facts About Shipping Containers You Probably Didn’t Know

8 Interesting Facts About Shipping Containers You Probably Didn’t Know Shipping containers have always flown under the radar for a lot of people that aren’t part of the logistics or import/export industry, but shipping containers actually play a pivotal role in our daily lives. They’re the unsung heroes (apart from the men and women behind …

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Shipping Container Demands Outstrip Supply

Shipping Container Demands Outstrip Supply Despite the recent news of shipping container prices easing since the pandemic, there still exists a shortage in the global supply of intermodal containers for logistical purposes spurred by the global shortage of transport ships, DW.com reported in an article. According to Rolf Habben Jansen, Chief Executive Officer of Hapag-Lloyd …

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Shipping Container Prices Have Begun Easing Since April

Shipping Container Prices Have Begun Easing Since April According to a report from Hellenic Shipping News, global merchants have begun witnessing the prices of shipping containers start to ease off since April. However, prices will remain higher than pre-pandemic rates and will most likely stay that way for the foreseeable future. Based on data from …

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