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World Container Index - 15 Apr

Drewry’s composite World Container index slid 0.1% or $6 to $4,904.75 per 40ft container.

 

Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index:

Drewry World Container Index
Drewry World Container Index

Our detailed assessment for Thursday, 15 April 2021

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Container Freight Rate Insight (Annual Subscription)

Container Freight Rate Insight (Annual Subscription)


Online Service · Latest release 31 Mar 2021


The world’s first and only global source of container spot market freight rates on all the major routes. An essential reference for importers, exporters, freight forwarders and other industry stakeholders requiring up-to-date and independently researched container shipping cost benchmarks.

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Drewry Benchmarking Club

Drewry Benchmarking Club


Customised Real Time Benchmarking · Latest release 01 Apr 2021


How do 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. Combine benchmarks and market intelligence with unique rate forecasts to maximise your procurement results.

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