What you need to know about demurrage costs 

There is a chance you are not aware of demurrage costs as in practice demurrage charges are often hidden by the shipping lines. You are facing hidden demurrage costs when you have accepted all-in pricing for shipping but do not fully utilize your free days. Free days can add up to 11 percent to the daily cost of shipment, according to global NVOCCs. This means you are paying for something (free days) you don’t need. All-in pricing has its advantages, as you can get better rates by bundling services across the transportation chain, but can also lead to hidden charges. Gaining transparency into the actual free days you need, can help you to negotiate better with shipping lines and freight forwarders leading to decreased logistics costs.

Learn how increased transparency and visibility helps you to manage your demurrage costs effectively

Chemical Supply Chain Visibility Quick Guide to download

Download our white paper and learn about demurrage costs. In the white paper, you can read about the significance of this issue, industry practices as well as you practical tips on how to manage your demurrage costs. 


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