LONDON, May 18 (GCTL) - Industry-wide vessel schedule reliability improved to 72.3% in the first quarter of 2012, but carriers’ service standards for some commercial processes remain as low 40%, according to Drewry Maritime Research’s new quarterly report - Carrier Performance Insight revealed.
The latest result represents a 2.9 percentage point improvement on the previous record 69.4% on-time average recorded in the last quarter of 2011 and means that there have been reliability gains in four consecutive quarters.
The most reliable carriers in the period were Maersk Line and its sister company Safmarine, followed by Hanjin Shipping, according to Drewry monitors of container carrier service quality monthly or quarterly against seven Key Performance Indicators or metrics.
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Category : Special Reports - Greater China
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