<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none;" alt="" src="https://dc.ads.linkedin.com/collect/?pid=248564&amp;fmt=gif">

Xeneta Blog

Shipping and logistics news, thoughts and knowledge on the changing container freight and supply chain industry.

Subscribe Newsletter

Search Blog

Katherine Barrios

CMO of Xeneta

Posts by Katherine Barrios

Read More

Learn How to Get Ready for Ocean Freight RFP Season

By | on Dec 05, 2018 | Supply Chain, Logistics

It's that time of year again when many companies, are entering the ocean freight rate negotiation season With the current market dynamics, changing global trade policies and new bunker fuel regulation[...]

Read More

Xeneta Launches Public Indices for Long-Term Contract Market

By | on Nov 28, 2018 | XSI, Public Indices, Long-term market

We are thrilled to launch our XSI™ (Xeneta Shipping Index) Public Indices of long-term contracts pulled from our database of over 85MN rates.   

Read More

IMO 2020 Regulation: Fuel Transparency Key for the Industry

By | on Nov 05, 2018 | Shipping rates, IMO 2020, Market Observations

IMO 2020 is a current hot topic in our industry and one that affects all stakeholders in one way or the other. Last month, we had the pleasure to welcome Neil Dekker, Shipping Consultant, as a speaker[...]

Read More

Top 10 Global Supply Chain Risks

By | on Oct 10, 2018 | Supply Chain

Change is inevitable in modern supply chain management, and risk management is essential to success.

Read More

BICEPS Network Helps the Future of Ocean Freight

By | on Sep 14, 2018 |

An economic atmosphere of high competition among ocean carriers, in context with sizzling trade tensions between the U.S. and China means that industry players need to be on their game more than ever.

Read More

Guest Blog: Transforming Buying & Selling Dynamics of the Logistics Industry

By | on Aug 15, 2018 | Company, Technology, Logistics

It's not very often we have guest posts in the Xeneta blog. With so many podcast series around, it's also not too often we run across one that shares interesting and inspiring knowledge about value-cr[...]

Read More

What if my Volume Decreases or Increases During my Contract Period?

By | on Aug 08, 2018 |

  This is part 8 of the Xeneta 11-part FAQ series where we focused on key questions related to freight rate benchmarking and procurement. 

Read More

How Freight Audit Software Can Help Companies

By | on Jul 18, 2018 | Logistics, Technology

The buzz today is all about controlling ocean freight costs. Profit margins are under pressure, so it's important to know if your carrier is invoicing at the contracted rates, or if fuel surcharges ar[...]

Read More

Understanding Supply Chain Analytics

By | on Jul 04, 2018 | Big Data, Digitalization, Supply Chain

This is why supply chain analytics matters: Every day, every hour and every minute, countless packages and shipments are being moved around the world within never-ending flows of supply chains. These [...]

Read More

A Debate on Air Freight Versus Sea Freight: Which Should you Choose?

By | on Jun 01, 2018 | Air freight, Ocean freight

Is it a question of price, of speed, of convenience, or of cargo safety? These are the questions shippers and forwarders consider when determining the choice between air and sea for freight transporta[...]

Join the conversation: