“The reorganization is in process and we want to make sure that our employees are informed first,” the Maersk spokesman said. Damco, which specializes in freight forwarding and logistics, employs around 2,000 people and Safmarine, a container operator that mostly serves Africa, employs about 1,000. The people said there may also be redundancies at Hamburg Süd, the German container line that Maersk bought in 2017 for $4 billion and that employs 4,500 people. “Some will experience big changes, others small. Some are moving to new jobs, and a smaller number will unfortunately become redundant, which we take very seriously,” Vincent Clerc, head of Maersk’s main ocean and logistics business, said in a statement. Newsletter Sign-up The Logistics Report Top news and in-depth analysis on the world of logistics, from supply chain to transport and technology. SUBSCRIBE The shake-up was previously reported by Reuters. Maersk is the world’s biggest ocean […]