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The challenge of schedule reliability in international supply chains

According to, SeaIntel Maritime Analysis recently reported, that the trans-Atlantic vessel reliability hit a three-year low. “Only 42 percent of ships in the trade arrived within one day of their scheduled calls.” This figure represents the performance on the trans-Atlantic service level for April 2015 only. Based on the shipments monitored over the last twelve months, arviem’s performance analysis concludes on a similar figure. The percentage of vessels, which have arrived within one day of their scheduled calls, is at 60 percent (shipments monitored globally and not only trans-Atlantic shipments). If the most capital-intensive service providers in logistics can’t sail in time, it is probably safe to say, that the other service providers are even worse, which has ripple effects on the end-to-end supply chain schedule reliability. arviem’s analysis show, that only 37 percent of all shipments arrived “on time” (delay of 1 day or less). That means, that 63 percent

Douglas fumigant products monitored by arviem

Arviem AG announced today that its cargo monitoring service supports the reliable delivery of Douglaschemical products to clients all around the world. More and more companies operating a global supply chain realize, that instead of actively managing their supply chain they are mainly experiencing its risks.   Douglas chose to manage its global supply chain by using arviem services , a control tower based Cargo Monitoring Service being an end-to-end service, available on a ‘pay-as-you-use” basis. Arviem’s monitoring services enable Douglas to have full visibility at any given time about enhanced ETAs, product integrity and supply chain performance helping to strengthen the reputation for an excellent customer service. Douglas is shipping among other products fumigants sold under the brand names Vikane and ProFume from the USA to many clients across the world. “Conventionally used reporting systems hardly allow you to have an overview on the complete end-to-end shipping