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How do your contract rates compare?

Join our Benchmarking Club and confidentially compare your contract shipping costs against your peers based on shipper-only, buy-rate comparisons.

"Benchmarking Club benefits us... both in terms of peace of mind and as an active tool for procurement." Director of Logistics, Fortune 1000

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Ocean freight solutions

Robust spot market and contract freight benchmarks, leading-edge technology and tailored advice to support every stage of the ocean freight procurement process.

We provide market-leading research and advisory services to global ocean freight procurement and logistics teams within multinational retailers and manufacturers. We offer a complete procurement support service to importers and exporters, combining robust freight rate benchmarking intelligence, seasoned industry expertise with leading-edge technology to bring speed and efficiency to ocean freight sourcing events.

By combining rich market insight, sector experience and the latest tools we can help you reduce costs and more effectively manage your transport service providers and international supply chain infrastructure.

Our services include:
  • eSourcing and management of ocean freight procurement events - eSOFS™
  • Strategic evaluations and optimisation of ocean freight networks
  • Benchmarking of container spot market freight rates - Container Freight Rate Index
  • Confidential benchmarking of contract freight rates - Benchmarking Club
  • Reporting of carrier service and performance reliability - Carrier Performance Insight
Our clients include:
  • Exporters/Importers who require mapping, evaluation and improvement of international supply chains and/or carrier pricing and contract support
  • Logistics Service Providers who require additional and independent project resources and independent verification/support relating to evolving developments in international, integrated supply chains. This includes secondary distribution operators seeking to add an international dimension to their process
  • Port authorities and terminal operators who need advice on port-based distribution centres and logistics
  • Finance and Legal companies working on due diligence/acquisitions of logistics service providers or other specific projects

Ocean freight solutions

Robust spot market and contract freight benchmarks, leading-edge technology and tailored advice to support every stage of the ocean freight procurement process.

We provide market-leading research and advisory services to global ocean freight procurement and logistics teams within multinational retailers and manufacturers. We offer a complete procurement support service to importers and exporters, combining robust freight rate benchmarking intelligence, seasoned industry expertise with leading-edge technology to bring speed and efficiency to ocean freight sourcing events.

By combining rich market insight, sector experience and the latest tools we can help you reduce costs and more effectively manage your transport service providers and international supply chain infrastructure.

Our services include:
  • eSourcing and management of ocean freight procurement events - eSOFS™
  • Strategic evaluations and optimisation of ocean freight networks
  • Benchmarking of container spot market freight rates - Container Freight Rate Index
  • Confidential benchmarking of contract freight rates - Benchmarking Club
  • Reporting of carrier service and performance reliability - Carrier Performance Insight
Our clients include:
  • Exporters/Importers who require mapping, evaluation and improvement of international supply chains and/or carrier pricing and contract support
  • Logistics Service Providers who require additional and independent project resources and independent verification/support relating to evolving developments in international, integrated supply chains. This includes secondary distribution operators seeking to add an international dimension to their process
  • Port authorities and terminal operators who need advice on port-based distribution centres and logistics
  • Finance and Legal companies working on due diligence/acquisitions of logistics service providers or other specific projects

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Cath Earl

Cath Earl

Product Manager, Drewry Benchmarking Club

Drewry Benchmarking Club

Confidential contract freight rate intelligence from the market leader in freight cost benchmarking.

Exclusive to shippers, our Benchmarking Club allows participating members to confidentially compare their contract shipping costs against their peers based on genuine, shipper-only, buy-rate comparisons.



Membership features

  • Membership is exclusive to shippers (importers and exporters only - not freight forwarders, carriers or NVOCCs)
  • Access container contract and spot market rate insights, freight rate forecasts and comprehensive market assessments
  • Receive a detailed and fully customised report from our lead analyst every quarter
  • Confidentaility and participant anonymity assured

Benefits of membership

Some of the benefits from being able to confidentially benchmark your contract freight rates against your peers:
  • Be confident with your negotiating position with prospective and existing carriers
  • Demonstrate to internal stakeholders current contract rates are competitive
  • Gain internal support and approval for transportation budgets
  • Enjoy numerous member privileges, including access to Drewry's Container Freight Rate Insight service as part of the package and container market outlook briefings and best practice forums

Key Contacts

Cath Earl

Cath Earl

Product Manager, Drewry Benchmarking Club

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Global spot container rates hit record lows

The World Container Index’s composite index, an average of spot freight rates on 11 global East-West routes connecting Asia, Europe and the US, reached a record low of US$701 per 40-foot container today.

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Blue-chip manufacturers and retailers participate in our exclusive Benchmarking Club (May 2016)

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Leading industry press articles featuring our supply chain insights last month (July 2016)

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The number of port pairs for which we publish container spot market freight rates

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Custom Quarterly Reports · Latest release 01 Jun 2016


Ever wondered how your container shipping costs compare with your peers...? Our Benchmarking Club allows participating members to confidentially benchmark their contract shipping costs against their peers – based on genuine, shipper-only, buy rate comparisons. A complimentary subscription to Container Freight Rate Insight, our popular spot rate checking service, is included in your membership package.

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Online Service · Latest release 01 Nov 2016


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