Contract freight rates paid by Beneficial Cargo Owners to move their products by container have increased for a 4th consecutive quarter, according to actual contract rate data from the Drewry Benchmarking Club.
International transport and logistics executives using container shipping are facing the biggest shift in their ocean provider base for 20 years, and must adapt their procurement and contract strategy, according to Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
Leasing companies are tightening their stranglehold over container equipment ownership, as ocean carriers cut back on new purchasing and sell older inventory for leaseback, according to Drewry’s latest Container Census & Leasing annual.
Join us at 0900 BST on Tues, 19 September 2017 for an online briefing during which we will share key findings from our latest Ports and Terminals Insight quarterly report, published at the end of August 2017. The session will be 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.
Join us at 1700 BST on Tues, 26 September 2017 for an online briefing during which we will share our analysis and recommendations on new challenges, new technology and new opportunities for this year’s ocean contract negotiations for BCOs/shippers. The session will be hosted by Philip Damas, Head of the logistics practice at Drewry, and Chas Deller, Associate Consultant at Drewry. Both executives will be available to take questions following a short 20 minute presentation.