Webinar: Are You Choosing the Right Carrier Partners? Using Schedule Reliability for a Strategic Advantage

CargoSmart and Drewry Supply Chain Advisors will be presenting on the upcoming American Shipper webinar: Are You Choosing the Right Carrier Partners? Using Schedule Reliability for a Strategic Advantage. We invite you to join the free webinar that is scheduled to broadcast live on December 3rd at 12pm EST.

As 2014 draws to a close, shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) will be reviewing the performance of their ocean carriers. What metrics should you use to gauge how your carriers performed? What criteria should you use to measure your carriers and make booking decisions? How will this impact your carrier selections in 2015? Read More…


Increase Your Competitiveness with Timely Schedules

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Shippers and logistics service providers (LSPs) have been experiencing frequent vessel schedule changes due to many factors including port congestion, dockworker strikes and slowdowns, and extreme weather. Schedule changes may impact shipment planning and require more effort to obtain the latest schedules. Read More…


Drewry and CargoSmart Expand Their Cooperation

CargoSmart is pleased to announce that shipping consultancy Drewry and shipment management software solutions provider CargoSmart have expanded their cooperation agreement to cover a broader exchange of market intelligence data on the container shipping market.

The two companies first announced their cooperation agreement in April 2012, when Drewry began using data from CargoSmart to augment its coverage of ocean carrier service reliability on key container shipping trades. Read More…


CargoSmart’s Innovating Newsletter Celebrates its Second Anniversary

We are pleased to bring you the second anniversary issue of CargoSmart’s Innovating e-newsletter. Innovating launched in November 2012 to share findings from CargoSmart’s Global Vessel Voyage Center (GVVMC) that monitors vessel operations for our solutions for shippers, logistics service providers, and carriers. Over the past year, we expanded our coverage to include studies on schedule reliability and continued to provide useful and timely insights about cargo delays around the world.

The anniversary issue features the port performance and schedule reliability of Los Angeles and Long Beach as well as an interview with CargoSmart’s Global Vessel Voyage Center (GVVMC). Read More…