What do shippers and carriers think - Results of the monthly global transport trend survey - March 2012

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  • 1. What doshippers and carriers think? Results of the monthly global transport trend survey (March 2012) © Zsolt Kosinszky
  • 2. Survey methodology and base data Participants• anonymous survey• between February 20-29, 2012 19%• 542 respondents with activities on all 44% shipper carriercontinents other• participants: buyers (shippers) and 37%sellers (carriers) of transport servicesand other supply chain players Location of participants(e.g. infrastructure providers, 2% 2%consultants, media, education) 15% Europe• about 78% of respondents are high The Americas Asia 54%level decision makers 30% Africa Australia and Oceania• base data: February 2012 © Zsolt Kosinszky
  • 3. Summary for Mar 2012 (vs Feb 2012) Shippers expect Carriers38% expect up to 2% 43% expect up to 5% volumesincrease increase58% expect no change transport capacity 55% expect no change38% foresee no change transport rates 36% foresee 2-5% rise71% expect up to 5% 71% expect an increase diesel pricerise of 2-5+%42% foresee up to 2% 57% foresee up to 5% cost for carriersincrease increase © Zsolt Kosinszky
  • 4. Summary for Mar 2012 (vs Feb 2012)Shippers• volume growth expectations slowing down significantly• more expect no change in capacity• less foresee no change in rates• more, almost ¾ expect a significant rise of the diesel price• same % foresee an increased cost for carriersCarriers• same expect an increase in volume, opinions on decrease went backsignificantly• more expect no change in capacity• same % foresee much less rise in rates• more expect a bigger increase of the diesel price• cost increase expectations somewhat on the rise © Zsolt Kosinszky
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  • 8. Thank you, sharing, next survey, contactFirstly, if you are one of the 542 respondents who took this survey,thank you for your time!In case you found this survey useful and/or interesting, please feelfree to share it with anyone.The April 2012 survey questions will be accessible from March 20,2012.If you would like to get in touch with me, please write tokosinszky.zsolt@gmail.com or contact me via LinkedInhttp://be.linkedin.com/in/zsoltkosinszkyor feel free to join the Collective Transport Sourcing group onLinkedIn:http://www.linkedin.com/groups?about=&gid=4128642 © Zsolt Kosinszky