Carrier Reliability Improved 6.8% in June 2017

CargoSmart analyzes schedule reliability each month to provide shippers and logistics service providers with insights about their ocean carriers’ performance. This month, we reviewed the schedule reliability of 24 ocean carriers across 12 trade lanes. Overall, on-time schedule reliability improved 6.8%, increasing from 63.3% in May 2017 to 70.1% in June 2017. Read More…


Carrier Reliability Improved 4.7% in May 2017

CargoSmart analyzes schedule reliability each month to provide shippers and logistics service providers with insights on their carriers’ performance. This month, we reviewed the schedule reliability of 24 ocean carriers across 12 trade lanes. Overall, on-time schedule reliability improved 4.7%, increasing from 58.6% in April 2017 to 63.3% in May 2017. Read More…


Ocean Alliance and Reliability Updates for Europe in Spring 2017

CargoSmart’s chief commercial officer delivers insight on the consistency of the new schedules, to see how carriers performed before and after the transition.

The three mega shipping alliances, 2M, OCEAN, and THE, started new services in April. A great migration of over 1,000 vessels has been occurring as vessels move from their previous routes to their new routes. The vessels have almost completed their migration. As of May 31, 2017, 94% of the vessels have been rolled out on the trans-Atlantic trade and 88% of the vessels have been rolled out on the Asia-Europe trade. Read More…


Live Webinar: New Insights from Customized Carrier Reliability

Sourcing spot rates is more common than ever, and you may need to review your carriers’ performance as your needs change, instead of at a fixed timestamp every year. Today you can leverage high-level information from the market to measure carrier performance, but it may not be relevant to your specific shipment routes. It’s time to explore a new way to measure carrier performance more effectively.

CargoSmart is hosting a free, live webinar to share an overview of the carrier reliability performance after the mega alliance changes. We will also discuss the advantages of using customized reliability data and leveraging new analytics tools to improve your shipment planning. Read More…


Innovating Insights Webcast - The Middle East & South Asia: Are Its Ports Handling the Fast Growth?

CargoSmart has launched Innovating Insights, a free, monthly webcast that supplements the Innovating newsletter. The webcasts feature one article from the current month’s newsletter to provide insights about cargo delays around the globe.

During this month’s 7-minute webcast, you will learn about the sailing schedule reliability findings in the Middle East and South Asia region. As the region’s trade grows rapidly, we reviewed the schedule reliability to see if may be impacted. We highlight three key findings and share additional insights from the article on Middle East and South Asia schedule reliability from this month’s issue of Innovating. Read More…