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.
Growth in seaborne perishable cargo slowed in 2019 but is forecast to better weather the COVID-19 induced economic storm than the dry cargo trade given the broader resilience of the food supply chain, according to Drewry’s latest Reefer Shipping Annual Review and Forecast.
Join us for a FREE Drewry online briefing at 0900 or 1600 GMT on Wednesday 28 October 2020 on the outlook for the multipurpose shipping market. Hosted by Susan Oatway, Senior Analyst for Multipurpose & Breakbulk Shipping and Martin Dixon, Head of Research Products.