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Logistics Management

Global ocean freight e-sourcing is more complex than ever with uncertainty and a lack of transparency accompanying the transition to the IMO 2020 low-sulphur fuel. Our innovative eSourcing solution, eSOFS™, can help put you back in control of the process.

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Philip Damas

Philip Damas

Director, Head of Drewry Supply Chain Advisors
Stijn Rubens

Stijn Rubens

Senior Advisor, Supply Chain Advisors

Logistics management

Find out how eSOFS™ can help support this year's ocean tender

We offer a comprehensive and innovative range of logistics management solutions powered by the cutting-edge technology and the latest market insights.

We support logistics management and freight procurement teams within global manufacturers and retailers with market-leading ocean freight procurement and freight cost benchmarking solutions. This niche capability is delivered by our highly experienced supply chains practice team and is supported by proven methodologies, cutting-edge technology and some of the most comprehensive and robust information resources available in today's market.

By combining up-to-the-moment market insights, with the latest technology and tailored advisory services we help logistics and ocean freight procurement teams realise cost saving, performance and productivity improvement. In short, our team has the industry experience and technical expertise to help you negotiate complex network optimisation, ocean freight tendering and provider management processes.

If you're uncertain whether your tendering process is delivering results for your organisation, or if you're achieving the most favourable contract terms or competitive rates through the tendering process, or simply wonder if your carriers are delivering the levels of service you’re paying for - come and talk to us and we'll help put you in the picture.

Key Contacts

Philip Damas

Philip Damas

Director, Head of Drewry Supply Chain Advisors
Stijn Rubens

Stijn Rubens

Senior Advisor, Supply Chain Advisors

Key Contacts

Philip Damas

Philip Damas

Director, Head of Drewry Supply Chain Advisors
Stijn Rubens

Stijn Rubens

Senior Advisor, Supply Chain Advisors

Related News

Drewry publishes first low-sulphur BAF reference price

As part of a series of initiatives aimed at bringing greater transparency to fuel costs resulting from the new IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation, Drewry is pleased to announce the publication of its first low-sulphur reference bunker index tracker.

The time for higher BAF charges has come

With the enforcement date of the IMO 2020 low-sulphur regulation now only 6 weeks away, shippers and forwarders are starting to get their chequebooks out to help ocean carriers cover the additional cost of the cleaner, low-sulphur fuel.

Recent Projects

Market entry strategy for digital 'procure-to-pay' solution

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.

e-sourcing global ocean tender management solution: e-SOFS

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).
Advisory support in ocean freight procurement

Advisory support in ocean freight procurement

Our advisory assignments cover a broad spectrum of commercial issues – from freight rate benchmarking and ocean freight procurement support to network analysis, planning and supply chain optimisation. Our ability to field multi-disciplinary expertise and experience enables us to effectively address your specific commercial requirements, either working alongside client personnel or remotely.

Case Studies

Market entry strategy for digital 'procure-to-pay' solution

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.

RFI/RFQ (eSOFS™) and direct carrier transition for Ansell

Ansell selected Drewry’s e-Sourcing Ocean Freight Solution (eSOFS™) to manage its ocean freight procurement event and advise on the direct carrier transition.

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