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Flexport App User Guide: The Reports Tab

How to generate supply-chain reports and analytics using the Flexport app.

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The Reports tab provides access to a wealth of data and analytics about your shipments, products, and invoices. When you click Reports, you are prompted to choose either Data (reports) or Analytics (visualization).

The Data tab includes a suite of basic reports about your shipments, products, and invoices. You can also create as many custom reports as you’d like, to leverage the precise data points that you need. These are viewable within the app, and may be downloaded as CSV files.

The Analytics tab crunches this data visually, generating easy-to-read charts and graphs. Here’s just one example -- a chart of quarterly total freight spend, organized by quarter, divided by transit mode (ocean vs. air):

The options vary depending on whether you’re looking at Shipments, Products, Containers, or Invoices (select these via the upper left).

Filtering your data

When viewing data or analytics, there are a number of parameters you can use to filter what you're seeing. For example, if you're looking at basic shipment data, and you'd like to restrict the results by a certain date range or trade lane, click the + Add Filter button and select accordingly:

You can add multiple filters, one at a time, as necessary. Click the "x" in the upper right corner of each filter to remove it (which will show more results).

Click here to go to your Reports tab.

Frequently asked questions about data and analytics:

Also in this guide:

  • Dashboard -- See an overview of active shipments
  • Shipments -- Check on the status of a shipment, or send a message to your Flexport team
  • Quotes -- Request a quote for an upcoming shipment, or review a quote we’ve prepared for you
  • Products -- View information about the products you’ve shipped with Flexport
  • Network -- View or export information about your suppliers, warehouses, etc.
  • Billing -- Pay or review invoices
  • Reports -- See raw data and visual analytics to help evaluate your supply chain
  • Help -- Search or browse resources related to importing, shipping, and using the app
  • Settings -- Add users or adjust notification settings

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