ZIM Launches ZIM Central China Xpress (ZX2) - A New Premium Service Connecting China and Los Angeles

June 27, 2024

ZX2 joins ZIM’s successful ZEX service from South China & Vietnam 

HAIFA, Israel, June 27, 2024ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) today announced the launch of a new premium service, ZIM Central China Xpress (ZX2), connecting Central China to the US West Coast.

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ZX2 will commence operations on July 3, 2024, and will offer the industry's fastest transit time

13 days from Ningbo to Los Angeles. This premium service offers unparalleled customer experience including:

  • Dedicated berths at origin and destination ports for seamless arrival and departure.
  • All expedited import containers discharged to ZIM-dedicated chassis for expedited delivery.
  • Efficient rail connections for swift inland distribution within the US.
  • Streamlined import process with no appointment required for expedited cargo pickup.
  • Dedicated lane for import pick-up, eliminating queues.

In addition, ZIM's well-established ZEX premium service will now call Cai Mep, Vietnam, starting ZIM FALCON, ETA Cai Mep July 16, 2024. The new ZEX rotation will be:
Cai Mep – Yantian – Los Angeles – Cai Mep 

Hani Kalinski, ZIM EVP Pacific Business Unit, stated, "The launch of ZX2 demonstrates ZIM's continued focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations by offering agile and high-quality premium services that address the evolving demands of the market. We are committed to providing best-in-class shipping solutions with unique premium features."

The new ZX2 service rotation is shown in the diagram below:


About ZIM 

Founded in Israel in 1945, ZIM (NYSE: ZIM) is a leading global container liner shipping company with established operations in more than 90 countries serving approximately 33,000 customers in over 300 ports worldwide. ZIM leverages digital strategies and a commitment to ESG values to provide customers innovative seaborne transportation and logistics services and exceptional customer experience. ZIM’s differentiated global-niche strategy, based on agile fleet management and deployment, covers major trade routes with a focus on select markets where the company holds competitive advantages. Additional information about ZIM is available at www.ZIM.com.