A.P. Moller-Maersk said it is planning to hire more than 200 engineers at its new Center of Excellence in Bengaluru, India, to help the world’s biggest container shipping company in its digital transformation.
The Copenhagen-based firm, which reported a revenue of $35.5 billion in 2016, said these engineers would work on technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics to mine hidden insights, drive automation and improve customer experience.
Though the shipping industry has been late to adopt digitization, Maersk, which owns more than 600 vessels and operates in 130 countries, is taking the lead in this area.
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