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

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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.

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Case Study: How Nestlé Champions Real-Time Container Rate Data Intelligence

By | on Oct 02, 2018 | Shipping rates, Supply Chain, Company, Ocean freight

The FMCG sector moves at a rapid pace, ensuring large quantities of goods are available at the touch of a button. Our customers in this market tend to have one thing in common: they rely heavily on a [...]

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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.

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September 2018: Container Rate Developments

By | on Sep 12, 2018 | Shipping rates, Ocean freight, Market Observations

Audio version:    For some trade corridors, September 2018 has proven to be a month of uncertainty due to tariffs causing slight frenzy from shippers and carriers taking the opportunity to jack up rat[...]

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Product Update: New South America Regional Port Structure

By | on Aug 31, 2018 | Product update, Ports

In the Xeneta platform, every port is part of a region contained by a broader region. The Xeneta geo-hierarchy consists of multiple regional levels, which begin on the port-level and expands to larger[...]

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August 2018: Container Rate Developments

By | on Aug 17, 2018 | Shipping rates, Ocean freight, Market Observations

We've naturally been tracking the latest ocean freight rate developments over the summer. There is lots to report on and with rates fluctuating (as usual) and bunker costs causing nightmares for suppl[...]

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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[...]

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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. 

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Why Big Data in Shipping and Freight is Important

By | on Aug 01, 2018 | Big Data


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[Get Webinar] How to get the Latest Market Trends in Ocean Freight

By | on Jul 26, 2018 | Shipping rates, Index-based contracting, Data driven, Ocean freight, Market Analysis

In our July quarterly webinar, Michael Braun (Director, Value Engineering and Head of Advisory Services at Xeneta) reviewed four of the biggest ocean trade lanes worldwide. He presented current market[...]

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