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Ocean or Air Transport: An Executive Decision

By | on Dec 12, 2018 | Ocean freight, Air freight, Supply Chain

In a dynamic freight rates and uncertain geo-political environment it pays to have an open mind with regards to transportation mode. The minds that need to be most open are those at the very top of an[...]

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Get Reliable Container Rates Information on Global Trade Lanes

By | on Nov 12, 2018 | Shipping rates, tendering rounds, Ocean freight, Data driven, Procurement

Last month, Michael Braun, VP, Customer Solutions at Xeneta reviewed the past quarter's ocean freight rates in a live webinar. He analyzed the main trade routes Asia - Europe (in/out), Trans-Pacific a[...]

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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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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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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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[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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Learn How to Reduce your Freight Tendering Rounds  [Get Webinar]

By | on Jun 25, 2018 | Ocean freight, Procurement, tendering, carrier spread, target settings, tendering rounds

Tendering is a key part of the ocean freight procurement process. At Xeneta, through our customers we are in contact with some of the world's largest industry stakeholders . We often hear that many pe[...]

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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[...]

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[Get Webinar] April'18 | Ocean Freight Shipping Rates at a Glance

By | on Apr 30, 2018 | Benchmarking, Shipping rates, Ocean freight, Procurement, Data driven, Market Analysis, freight forwading

In our latest quarterly webinar, we've reviewed the ocean freight rates for the past quarter. We analyzed the main trade lanes:Asia-Europe (import and export), Trans-Atlantic, Trans-Pacific. Due to th[...]

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How to Make Your Freight Sourcing Team More Efficient

By | on Apr 25, 2018 | Ocean freight, Benchmarking

  Freight sourcing and procurement is a critical component of the whole supply chain and is crucial to the success of the business. Whether you are a BCO (Beneficial Cargo Owner), Freight Forwarder or[...]

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