Logistics Executive Briefing

FREE Newsletter for importers and exporters

Published monthly, Drewry's Logistics Executive Briefing covers current themes and critical areas of ocean freight procurement and supply chain cost management. Updates include freight rate trends, carrier service performance, procurement best practice and more. All insights, opinions and analysis are provided by our sector specialists.

Recent presentations given by Drewry are also included alongside three unique reports every month, giving access to some of the most up-to-date market intelligence and analysis available.

  • FREE access - on registration
  • Updated monthly
  • Ocean freight procurement best practices
  • Ocean freight rate updates
  • Access to Drewry webinars 

Current Briefings

Briefing name



Logistics Executive Briefing - October 2016.pdf

11 Oct 2016 PDF

Logistics Executive Briefing - June 2016.pdf

20 Jun 2016 PDF

Logistics Executive Briefing - April 2016.pdf

26 Apr 2016 PDF

Logistics Executive Briefing - February 2016.pdf

08 Feb 2016 PDF

Logistics Executive Briefing - January 2016.pdf

11 Jan 2016 PDF

Logistics Executive Briefing - December 2015.pdf

14 Dec 2015 PDF

Key Contacts

Simon Heaney

Simon Heaney

Senior Manager, Supply Chain Research


Market conditions force down ship operating costs

Market conditions force down ship operating costs
The cost of operating cargo ships has fallen for two successive years but is forecast to rise in 2017 and beyond, according to Drewry’s latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast.

Carriers playing poker with ports warns new report

Container shipping lines are in danger of putting future port investment at risk in their demands for terminal handling cost reductions, according to Drewry’s recently launched Ports and Terminals Insight.

White paper: e-business in forwarding - threats and opportunities

Are freight forwarders at risk of being cast aside by the freight equivalent of Expedia or What are the fundamental changes which are driving e-business in international shipping?

Vessel oversupply to persist in the VLGC shipping sector

High scheduled deliveries and low demolition prospects will drive unwanted fleet growth of very large gas carriers (VLGC) in 2017 putting additional pressure on freight rates, according to the latest edition of Drewry’s LPG Forecaster.


Global Ports and Terminals Market Outlook

Join us 0900 24 Jan 2017 for a free webinar hosted by Neil Davidson, Senior Analyst in Drewry’s Ports and Terminals practice and Martin Dixon, Director - Head of Research Products. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.