Mastercard wanted to evaluate the readiness of the container freight industry to adopt a value proposition for procure-to-pay automation that would incorporate core Mastercard benefits such as payment guarantees.
Client: A US-headquartered global producer of technology products
Drewry Supply Chain Advisors was selected to manage the 2016 global ocean tender for a US-headquartered global producer of technology products combining procurement best practices, the latest technology and freight cost benchmarks in Drewry’s e-Sourcing Ocean Freight Solution (eSOFS).
The customer is a large global chemical group, whose chemical compound salt business unit produces and exports over 1 million tonnes of products. The customer exports using container shipping, dry bulk and multipurpose shipping for bagged and loose product.
Client: A Chinese shipping and terminal development business
A Chinese shipping and terminal development business was seeking to transform itself into an independent global common user terminal operator and requested Drewry’s assistance to identify operational and commercial best practices and performance metrics.
The pace of container port capacity expansion is forecast to contract at least 40% over the next five years in the wake of the COVID-19 induced slowdown in port throughput, according to the Drewry’s latest Global Container Terminal Operators Annual Review and Forecast.