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Explained: The BAF in ocean freight

Explained: The BAF in ocean freight

What is BAF in ocean freight?   BAF (Bunker Adjustment Factor) is – first of all – the same as a BUC (Bunker Contribution) or an SBF (Standard Bunker Adjustment Factor). Everyone is using their favourite term to refer to the same thing, so don’t get...
The impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 on Air Freight

The impact of Coronavirus COVID-19 on Air Freight

UPs & DOWNs: About the weakest air freight year 2019 of the whole decade.   Facts about Air Freight   Short transport times, high punctuality and independency of natural influences are the absolute pros that speak for using the plane for freight. Nevertheless, the...
Benchmarking for freight rates: The Practice Check

Benchmarking for freight rates: The Practice Check

In our previous article “How Index Based Buying is changing Logistics Procurement” we introduced the possibilities coming with a more widespread use of benchmarking data in procurement. We also talked about the limitations that benchmarking has today and about the new...
How Index Based Buying is changing Logistics Procurement

How Index Based Buying is changing Logistics Procurement

Benchmarking is what you call the process of comparing and monitoring different freight rates over time. The benchmarking data is depicted in different indices. So why do some companies seem to pay large amounts of money for this market data? What is it that makes the...
Freight tenders are the biggest time-eaters

Freight tenders are the biggest time-eaters

How to save up to 60% of your time when tendering freight rates? Freight tenders are a key instrument for reducing transport costs, but tenders are time consuming because we still work like it’s 1999.   Freight tenders: Why are we still in 1999?   MS EXCEL is...
Organize your freight rates in 2020 with SHIPSTA

Organize your freight rates in 2020 with SHIPSTA

The New Year just started and it’s the same procedure as every year: Many people come up with one or several New Year’s resolutions. They’re ready to start off the year with new motivation and improve their lives in some way. But in the end, a very small fraction of...
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