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.
In this 50-page special report, Drewry’s investment research team updates its independent assessment of the financial health of the box shipping industry. The full report is now available to purchase online.
Container shipping lines’ ability to provide cargo space as needed showed a marginal improvement in 2019, but this gain will have been dramatically reversed by the end of the first half of this year, according to the fourth annual shipper satisfaction survey of Drewry and the European Shippers’ Council (ESC).