Unlike the decline in shipping markets, the market for sea container is still a growing market. Operators need to focus on their core business, namely the operating of ships and leave the management around the container boxes to leasing companies. These in turn require investors like the Aves One AG to provide the boxes.
A swap body is an exchangeable carrier with for foldable legs, that can be flexibly transported on different carrier vehicles. Swap bodies offer flexible usability to logistics service providers. Customers from the so called Courier, Express, Parcel Service market (CEP market) are the major customers (for example DHL). The Bundesverband Paket und Expresslogistik e.V. expects an annual growth of 5.4% to 3.8 bn. shipments until 2020. One of the major growth drivers is the increasing e-commerce. In consequence the requirement for logistics equipment which is provided by Aves One increases.