Small shippers set to gain big firm freight rates

Drewry and Chainalytics, consultants in shipping and supply chain respectively, are launching an ocean freight procurement solution for shippers. The Chainalytics Ocean Buying Group, in partnership with Drewry, will allow medium and small scale importers and exporters to collaboratively achieve “big shipper” rates and terms direct with ocean carriers and benefit from shared intelligence for better commercial decisions. Senior manager at Chainalytics Transportation Practice, John Westwood, stated, “We designed the Ocean ... [+]

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