Container Freight Benchmarking

An exclusive freight cost benchmarking service designed to meet the specific needs of freight forwarders and NVOCC’s.

Today’s ocean freight market has never been more complex and challenging. By joining our unique forwarder service you will be able to confidentially benchmark your freight rates against your peers – based on geniune, forwarder-only, buy rate comparisons.

Container Benchmarking Club is designed to meet the specific needs of freight forwarders and non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCCs)

  • Exclusive to freight forwarders and NVOCCs
  • Access to market freight rates based on genuine buy rate comparisons
  • Worldwide coverage including all the main deep sea trade routes
  • Individually tailored and customised reports for each member
  • Confidentiality assured

Container Benchmarking Club enables its members to demonstrate their rate competitiveness with customers and prospects, supported by an independent status and reputation as the trusted, authoritative industry reference.

Key membership benefits and privileges

Benchmark your carrier buy rates against your peers and gain the ability to negotiate lower rates with confidence

Use independent benchmark data to demonstrate competitiveness of your rates with customers and prospects

Complimentary access to World Container Index, an online service providing weekly benchmarks for 8 key head- and backhaul port pairs between China, the United States and Europe to keep finger on the pulse of the dry spot markets.

Discretionary access to spot market container freight rate intelligence and market assessments – Container Freight Rate Insight (subscription online service) and is FREE OF CHARGE FOR ATLAS MEMBERS.

Access to the Container freight rate benchmarking and forecasting consultancy team.

Free of charge to Atlas members including discretionary to ContainerFreight Rate Insight online service.

Detailed customised benchmarking reports covering:

  • TOTAL COST – including base ocean rate,
  • THC’s and surcharges
  • RANGE – average, lowest, highest market rates
  • SCALE – comparison by shipper size (S, M, L)
  • RANKING – how you rank against your peers

Some important statistics about Drewry’s Benchmarking club:

  • 90 Countries
  • 300 Ports
  • 4,000 port pairs
  • $8.5 bn + annual freight spend