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Drewry Benchmarking Club

Customised Real Time Benchmarking

August 2021

Drewry Benchmarking Club

Comprehensive freight rate package

How do your contract container freight rates compare with your peers and the wider market?

 

Drewry’s Benchmarking Club provides members with the opportunity to confidentially benchmark their contract shipping costs against their peers – based on genuine, shipper-only, buy rate comparisons.

 

New feature: Now benchmarking contract BAFs every quarter on the major East/West routes.

 

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Why Benchmarking Club?

  • Secure best rates in the market

    • Minimise exposure to cost increases

  • Understand short, medium & long term market developments

    • Respond quickly

    • Plan for future

    • Accurate budgeting

  • All Market Intelligence at your fingertips

    • Forecasts -> Plan

    • Indices -> Understand trends

  • IMO Sulphur regulation intelligence

    • Plan for regulatory changes

    • Calculate impact for your own routes

  • Understand Best Practices in Procurement

    • Maximise efficiencies (relations, processes, data, resources, etc.)

    • Achieve optimum results

  • Internal Stakeholder support & approval

    • Create awareness and understanding

Why Drewry?

  • In-depth experience and specialist expertise in ocean freight intelligence and benchmarking

  • Access a wealth of market intelligence

  • True buying rates comparisons and transparency of shipper-only membership

  • Easy to combine with other Drewry products and services

    • Container Freight Rate Insight (CFRI)

    • Tender/RFQ support (e-SOFS)

    • Container Forecaster (CF)

    • Airfreight Benchmarks (SASI)

    • Reefer Benchmarks (R-BMC)

Contract Freight Rate Benchmarking

Monthly Reports, individually tailored to your routes

Benchmark Rates & Comparison Report

  • Average, Lowest, Highest market rates
  • Spot Rates
  • Comparison by Shipper Size (S, M, L)
  • Transit time, Freetime and Rate Validity Comparison
  • Ranking

Benchmark Appraisal & Cost Savings Advice

  • Detailed analysis of your rates v benchmarks

Access to our interactive online platform

  • Overall Spend Analysis
  • Detailed Analysis by route
  • Historic Rate Evaluation
  • Indices, Forecasts
  • Rate Inconsistencies

More Information

Fast facts...

  • Membership is exclusive to shippers - importers and exporters only (not freight forwarders, carriers or NVOCCs)
  • Participants benefit from access to container contract rates, spot market rates, unique freight rate forecasts, indices, comprehensive market assessments and industry best practice information
  • Interactive online platform providing access to monthly benchmarking rates
  • For further information about the club or to request a demonstration of the online platform contact us
  • Exclusive Reefer Benchmarking Club also now available (since Sept 2017). Contact us for more information.
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