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Deep Sea Cargo Transportation Services


ProcurementIQ’s Deep Sea Cargo Transportation Services Procurement Research Report provides the latest price data and the factors underpinning price movements, such as input costs and external demand drivers. The report identifies the leading suppliers of Deep Sea Cargo Transportation Services and offers a strategic analysis of the key factors influencing the way the procurement market works. Data forecasts also accompany our analysis so your company can make purchasing decisions with confidence.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Deep Sea Cargo Transportation Services - Recent Price Trend

During the three years to 2017, the price of services has been falling at an estimated annualized rate of 0.4%. Steep declines in the price of fuel, carriers’ primary input cost, have been the primary driver of price declines in this market. However, an oversupply of shipping capacity, fueled by lower-than-expected international trade volumes and a sharp increase in the size and number of ships,.

Deep Sea Cargo Transportation Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for deep sea cargo transportation services is medium. Additional costs beyond the waterborne freight rate and BAF can amount to a significant share of total shipping costs. The largest of these costs is shipping to origin ports and out of destination ports by truck or rail. Goods often travel long distances before getting shipped by boat or after arriving at.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of deep sea cargo transportation, which involves the shipment of cargo by both US-flagged and non-US-flagged vessels. Most shipping routes in this market are international. Buyers purchase shipping capacity on a spot basis (i.e. at current market rates) or through contracts. In this report, buyers are also called shippers and deep sea cargo transport providers are also called carriers. This report does not include the transportation of passengers or other types of cargo transportation.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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