COSCON Selects CargoSmart’s Carrier IT Solutions

COSCON Selects CargoSmart’s Carrier IT Solutions

We are pleased to announce that COSCO Container Lines Co. Ltd. (COSCON) has started to implement CargoSmart’s online customer service and ocean carrier analytics solutions. The customer service solutions provide COSCON with process-oriented documentation and visibility tools for its customers to manage their shipments online. The carrier operations solutions help COSCON to optimize their vessel operations. Using predictive analytics, COSCON leverages CargoSmart’s global vessel and route data to improve planning, marine operations, and cost savings. Read More…


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…


Importers and Exporters Getting Short-Changed on Reliability

Drewry Carrier Performance Insight - Feb 2015

Liner service reliability fell to a record low in January as the effects of US West Coast congestion and the phasing-in of new alliance services took their toll, according to Drewry’s enhanced Carrier Performance Insight, which is an online reporting tool that is powered by CargoSmart.

The overall on-time performance for the three key East-West trades slumped to a disappointing 48.6% in January, down by 9.4 percentage points on December, which itself was one of the worst months of 2014. Read More…


Containership Reliability Ends 2014 on a Downer

Drewry Carrier Performance Insight - Jan 2015

Containership reliability declined for the second month in a row in December, according to Drewry’s enhanced Carrier Performance Insight, which is an online reporting tool that is powered by CargoSmart.

The latest data shows that the aggregate on-time performance for the Asia-Europe, trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic trades dropped to 58% in December, down from 62% in November and 64% in October. Read More…


Drewry Launches Carrier Performance Insight Reporting Tool Powered by CargoSmart

We are pleased to share that Drewry launched a new online version of its Carrier Performance Insight, a reporting tool that is powered by CargoSmart and measures on-time port arrivals against sailing schedules for 350 port-pair combinations. The service provides carrier performance benchmarking on a port-to-port, trade lane, service and industry-wide basis, and is updated every month. Read More…