CMA CGM Group recently announced the launch of its new creation Ze Box, based in Marseilles, France. Ze Box is their first international start-up incubator and is located in Le Castel building in the Southern Port City. The project will be housed in a 800m2 area which will host twelve other start-up companies as well beginning in June 2018.
CMA CGM says this new creation is part of a strategy to make digitalization one of the integral factors in their continuing growth and development. With the launch of Ze Box, the company hope to strengthen their other initiatives that have been launched in previous months.
With the creation of their first incubator, CMA CGM is reaffirming their prominent position in the economic development of the regional areas by promoting and encouraging the emerging digital ecosystem supporting the creation of innovative services and products.
CMA CGM Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rodolphe Saadé stated “With Ze Box, CMA CGM is accelerating its digital strategy and is developing the means to become the transportation industry’s leader in innovation. By combining our expertise with one of the startups that will be hosted within Ze Box, we will develop global innovations that create value for our customers and for CMA CGM. Thanks to Ze box, our ambition is to attract to France the best startups from all around the world. Its creation in Marseilles also shows our strong will to contribute to the economic development of this territory.”