Harvard University

As an academic researcher in the container shipping industry, one notable hurdle is the often limited availability of data needed for robust empirical analysis. The high-quality, high-frequency data from CTS offers a transformative resource for exploring previously...

Reefer Supply Chain Services

I have used the CTS data for the past couple of years, to track the market volume developments in the reefer trades in Europe. The CTS data is our first go-to data set to get the big-picture view of cargo flows and to trace the trends in the market over time. Apart...

Japan Maritime Centre

Japan Maritime Centre (JMC) is a representative think tank on shipping in Japan and uses CTS data to compile and analyse container transport trends. The analysis conducted has been published not only in the form of policy recommendations and surveys for businesses,...

John D McMown

The monthly CTS data is the gold standard in container shipping. It encompasses all the loads moving and originates from the carrier’s own detailed actual information. There is no better source for definitive facts related to the level and trend of container...