More Ships On-Time, but Longer Delays

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Drewry, the shipping consultancy based in the UK, announced the latest findings from its enhanced Carrier Performance Insight, an online reporting tool that is powered by CargoSmart. The findings revealed that the on-time percentage of liner services reliability improved slightly in February. While a higher ratio of ships met their schedules, for those that missed the berthing window, the length of delay widened. Read More…


CargoSmart’s Innovating Special Report: North America Sailing Schedule Changes

InnovatingIn the October 2014 issue of Innovating, we reviewed approximately 1.3 million global vessel schedules from July to September 2014 and identified nearly 22.5 million schedule changes from 20 ocean carriers. Frequent schedule changes underscore the challenges of shipment planning.

As the US West Coast experienced serious port congestion at the end of 2014 and in January, we reviewed the schedule changes of the top 10 North America ports by TEU throughput, including alternate ports to the US West Coast ports, from November 2014 to January 2015, in a special report released in the March issue of CargoSmart’s Innovating newsletter. Read More…