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4 min read  | Transportation Insights

Managing the cold chain amidst rapidly changing market condition

Sonal Mishra  | Feb 23, 2023 4:31:30 PM

Market volatility is a huge challenge for all shippers, especially for those dealing with refrigerated cargo. This is why there is a bigger need in the industry to rely on data to stay on top of market movements, disruptions and fluctuating rates.

If you are new to this corner of the web, welcome to 'Transportation Insights,' a monthly podcast series by Xeneta, where industry experts take the mic to discuss, debate and dive into freight transportation trends and topics impacting the ocean & air freight markets.

In the latest episode, Peter Sand, Chief Analyst at Xeneta, discussed the key aspects of the global reefer business with Thomas Eskesen, Founder of Eskesen Advisory. Tune in to learn key recommendations for future contract negotiations if you are struggling due to rapidly changing market and supply chain disruptions.

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Key Highlights

  • The ripple effect from the increase in blanked sailings 
  • Are we headed towards supply crisis? 
  • Tips for upcoming contract negotiations 
  • The role innovation will play in sustainability  
  • and more...


  • Thomas Eskesen, Founder of Eskesen Advisory

Thomas Eskesen is the founder of Eskesen Advisory, which he considers his contribution to the world of refrigerated cargo. He established the company in mid-2015 with the ambition of giving his clients a sustainable, competitive advantage in their markets.

Eskesen worked for Maersk Line for 30 years, of which the last 10 years he was the global head of the reefer business. He has held management positions in Hong Kong, China, and the United States for 12 years, solidifying a global network. His primary topics of work have revolved around P&L responsibility for the reefer segment; reefer product and services; strategic planning; reefer innovation; technical sales; and media/marketing/promotions. Eskesen’s ambition is to leverage his accumulated knowledge and global network into a second-to-none consultancy business.  Learn more about his work here


  • Peter Sand, Chief Analyst, Xeneta 

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