Onboard All Your Team Members on Shipsy!

Onboard all your teams on Shipsy! With Shipsy’s team management tool, enable your teams to work independently with data being accessed only by the respective team members Access Right on Shipment and InquiresYou can define public (organisation level), private or team access permission for shipments and inquiries while creation, ensuring that information is only shared with the intended people in the organisation, maintaining complete data privacyAssign POC for Your ShipperYou can also map a POC team and lead for your shipper/ FF/ customer or supplier organisations so that inquiries are sent or responded only by the teams managing the particular…

Blank Sailings Due to Corona Virus-Increasing Shipping Costs

What is Blank Sailing?  A blank sailing (avoid sailing) is a sailing that has been cancelled by the carrier. A blank sailing could mean a vessel is skipping one port, or that the entire journey is cancelled. Why is it Happening Right Now?  With container exports from China reduced drastically, Shipping lines were losing millions of dollars sailing as per committed schedule but with ships partially filled.  The only way to sail with good volume so that the journey is profitable for the shipping line is to reduce the total sailings between a pair of ports.  This will mean that…

Understand How ‘Blank Sailings’ Due to Corona Virus are Increasing Port Congestion

The spread of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 is affecting the shipping industry in unprecedented ways. As all countries are taking measures to restrict the outbreak, the shipping industry has been majorly impacted. Large number of containers have been stuck in transshipment and the rise of 'Blank Sailings' by shipping lines has lead to a shortage of 'Empty Containers'.   Containers Stuck in Transshipment Across Major Ports in the World Trade restrictions across major ports of the world, to prevent the Corona Virus outbreak have lead to containers being stuck in Transshipment. This is affecting the profitability of shippers on…