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OCEAN FREIGHT RATES

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Looking for a roundup of the latest news, market updates, air and ocean freight rate trends, and expert insights on supply chains and global trade?

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Ocean Insights

Weekly Market Updates

The more you know, the better you can navigate challenging times. Read up on the latest ocean and air freight rates and trends; customs and trade industry news, and current happenings in the logistics industry.

Flexport EU Logistics Pressure Matrix Ocean Timeliness Indicator Stage 1 (cargo-ready to origin port departure).

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Ocean Timeliness Indicator (OTI)

How long does it take products from the time they are ready to leave the factory in Asia to when they are collected from their destination port?

Follow our weekly updates to stay on top of current ocean shipping times. The OTI captures both timeliness on the routes from Asia to Europe and from Asia to North America.

European Logistics Pressure Matrix container shipping rates on routes from China to Europe

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EU Logistics Pressure Matrix (LPM)

The LPM gives an overview of the state of European logistics networks.

Understanding how key metrics such as sales, inventory levels, EU imports, or ocean freight rates are developing will allow you to adjust your operations in a timely manner.

Look Beyond Just Ocean Freight Rates

Keep an eye on the total cost of shipping: Business-critical metrics—think transit times, landed costs, and container utilisation—are just clicks away on the Flexport Platform. Drive better strategy with advanced reporting.

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    Per Miller
    Director of Procurement & Logistics, MiiR

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    Jeremy Weinman
    Logistics Director, Caddis

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