Shippers have become experts in squeezing costs out of their supply chains, putting significant pressure on their logistics and transportation partners in the process. We work across the supply chain to help shippers achieve sustainable savings, service providers improve scalable profitability, and investors reduce risk. One intermodal transportation company developed a sustainable $35 million EBITDA improvement program. A failing 3PL restructured as an asset-lite business creating a 15% EBITDA improvement. An international ports operator identified and initiated deployment of more than 300 initiatives to generate annual EBITDA improvements of more than $100 million. We help businesses like these across the supply chain deliver results – from the first mile to the last.

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2024 Container Shipping Outlook

When does constant turmoil become business as usual? If the container shipping industry is the subject of discussion, the answer is, “You're looking at it.”

In recent years, container lines (and the shippers that depend on them) have contended with a global pandemic; ongoing wars in the Middle East and Ukraine; labor actions and threatened labor actions; labor shortages; piracy; tightening fuel and environmental regulations; volatile and rising costs (including the cost of capital); drought in the Panama Canal; and catastrophic maritime mishaps. These are just a few of the events and conditions driving rate volatility, wreaking havoc with sailing schedules, and testing the determination and financial stamina of carriers and shippers alike.

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When does constant turmoil become business as usual? If the container shipping industry is the subject of discussion, the answer is, “You're looking at it.”

In recent years, container lines (and the shippers that depend on them) have contended with a global pandemic; ongoing wars in the Middle East and Ukraine; labor actions and threatened labor actions; labor shortages; piracy; tightening fuel and environmental regulations; volatile and rising costs (including the cost of capital); drought in the Panama Canal; and catastrophic maritime mishaps. These are just a few of the events and conditions driving rate volatility, wreaking havoc with sailing schedules, and testing the determination and financial stamina of carriers and shippers alike.

Discover more

Insights on global supply chain disruption

After nearly three decades of expansion, the forces of globalization—which have helped fuel economic growth through greater trade, exchange, and openness—are in retreat. Barriers are going up, and global trade declining. Protectionism is on the rise. And while it is too soon to quantify the extent and duration of the disruption resulting from the crisis in Ukraine, it is already clear that the ripple effects will be immense and long-lasting.

Ongoing supply chain challenges spell the growing need for resiliency and sustainability. Read insights on how business leaders are reinventing their organizations amidst ongoing disruption.

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After nearly three decades of expansion, the forces of globalization—which have helped fuel economic growth through greater trade, exchange, and openness—are in retreat. Barriers are going up, and global trade declining. Protectionism is on the rise. And while it is too soon to quantify the extent and duration of the disruption resulting from the crisis in Ukraine, it is already clear that the ripple effects will be immense and long-lasting.

Ongoing supply chain challenges spell the growing need for resiliency and sustainability. Read insights on how business leaders are reinventing their organizations amidst ongoing disruption.

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ALIXPARTNERS' ANNUAL HOME DELIVERY SURVEY

Delivering on demand: How many days is too many?

Consumers’ increasing home delivery preferences and expectations are making it more challenging than ever for shippers and fleet operators to adjust their capabilities and optimize their logistics. AlixPartners has been surveying online shoppers all over the world since 2014, uncovering trends that help online retailers and their home-delivery logistics providers craft smarter strategies for succeeding in each market. Read the results from our annual survey and other insights from our industry experts.

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Delivering on demand: How many days is too many?

Consumers’ increasing home delivery preferences and expectations are making it more challenging than ever for shippers and fleet operators to adjust their capabilities and optimize their logistics. AlixPartners has been surveying online shoppers all over the world since 2014, uncovering trends that help online retailers and their home-delivery logistics providers craft smarter strategies for succeeding in each market. Read the results from our annual survey and other insights from our industry experts.

LEARN MORE
alixpartners offshore container shipping 2022

Annual Offshore Supply Vessel Report

The offshore oil and gas sector has been on a wild ride the past few years. From late 2014, when oil and gas prices collapsed, through 2020, the market for offshore services was in a deep slump, volatility increased, and pressure on margins was unrelenting. Now, in 2022, the offshore sector’s ride will likely grow even wilder. Continue reading to view our collection of reports covering the OSV sector, as well as the latest report for 2022 and more.

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The offshore oil and gas sector has been on a wild ride the past few years. From late 2014, when oil and gas prices collapsed, through 2020, the market for offshore services was in a deep slump, volatility increased, and pressure on margins was unrelenting. Now, in 2022, the offshore sector’s ride will likely grow even wilder. Continue reading to view our collection of reports covering the OSV sector, as well as the latest report for 2022 and more.

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Winners and losers in a disrupted global supply chain

Private equity value-creation experts are turning the supply chain and logistics crisis into opportunity for operations improvements. In a webinar hosted by Privcap, AlixPartners experts Marc Iampieri and Brian Nemeth share their insight on the changing rules of inventory, the disrupted interplay of rail and shipping, and how the crisis is allowing companies to demand better service from shippers. Watch, read, and listen in on their conversation below to learn more.

Private equity value-creation experts are turning the supply chain and logistics crisis into opportunity for operations improvements. In a webinar hosted by Privcap, AlixPartners experts Marc Iampieri and Brian Nemeth share their insight on the changing rules of inventory, the disrupted interplay of rail and shipping, and how the crisis is allowing companies to demand better service from shippers. Watch, read, and listen in on their conversation below to learn more.

The EVER GIVEN grounding in the Suez Canal: Causes and Consequences: A NYMAR webcast

The Ever Given grounding in the Suez Canal was the supply chain disruption heard —and felt—around the world. From legal issues to insurance claims to expediting widespread changes in the supply chain, the ramifications of this grounding range far and wide. Watch the recording as Brian Nemeth joins a panel of experts and the New York Maritime Inc. to discuss the causes and consequences of the grounding.

The Ever Given grounding in the Suez Canal was the supply chain disruption heard —and felt—around the world. From legal issues to insurance claims to expediting widespread changes in the supply chain, the ramifications of this grounding range far and wide. Watch the recording as Brian Nemeth joins a panel of experts and the New York Maritime Inc. to discuss the causes and consequences of the grounding.

Shipping & Ports

Our global shipping and logistics team works closely with companies across the entire shipping industry to help prepare for what’s ahead.

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Shippers have become experts in squeezing costs out of their supply chains, putting significant pressure on their logistics and transportation partners in the process. We work across the supply chain to help shippers achieve sustainable savings, service providers improve scalable profitability, and investors reduce risk. One intermodal transportation company developed a sustainable $35 million EBITDA improvement program. A failing 3PL restructured as an asset-lite business creating a 15% EBITDA improvement. An international ports operator identified and initiated deployment of more than 300 initiatives to generate annual EBITDA improvements of more than $100 million. We help businesses like these across the supply chain deliver results – from the first mile to the last.

container ship in the ocean with red orange sunset

2024 Container Shipping Outlook

When does constant turmoil become business as usual? If the container shipping industry is the subject of discussion, the answer is, “You're looking at it.”

In recent years, container lines (and the shippers that depend on them) have contended with a global pandemic; ongoing wars in the Middle East and Ukraine; labor actions and threatened labor actions; labor shortages; piracy; tightening fuel and environmental regulations; volatile and rising costs (including the cost of capital); drought in the Panama Canal; and catastrophic maritime mishaps. These are just a few of the events and conditions driving rate volatility, wreaking havoc with sailing schedules, and testing the determination and financial stamina of carriers and shippers alike.

Discover more

When does constant turmoil become business as usual? If the container shipping industry is the subject of discussion, the answer is, “You're looking at it.”

In recent years, container lines (and the shippers that depend on them) have contended with a global pandemic; ongoing wars in the Middle East and Ukraine; labor actions and threatened labor actions; labor shortages; piracy; tightening fuel and environmental regulations; volatile and rising costs (including the cost of capital); drought in the Panama Canal; and catastrophic maritime mishaps. These are just a few of the events and conditions driving rate volatility, wreaking havoc with sailing schedules, and testing the determination and financial stamina of carriers and shippers alike.

Discover more

Insights on global supply chain disruption

After nearly three decades of expansion, the forces of globalization—which have helped fuel economic growth through greater trade, exchange, and openness—are in retreat. Barriers are going up, and global trade declining. Protectionism is on the rise. And while it is too soon to quantify the extent and duration of the disruption resulting from the crisis in Ukraine, it is already clear that the ripple effects will be immense and long-lasting.

Ongoing supply chain challenges spell the growing need for resiliency and sustainability. Read insights on how business leaders are reinventing their organizations amidst ongoing disruption.

LEARN MORE

After nearly three decades of expansion, the forces of globalization—which have helped fuel economic growth through greater trade, exchange, and openness—are in retreat. Barriers are going up, and global trade declining. Protectionism is on the rise. And while it is too soon to quantify the extent and duration of the disruption resulting from the crisis in Ukraine, it is already clear that the ripple effects will be immense and long-lasting.

Ongoing supply chain challenges spell the growing need for resiliency and sustainability. Read insights on how business leaders are reinventing their organizations amidst ongoing disruption.

LEARN MORE

ALIXPARTNERS' ANNUAL HOME DELIVERY SURVEY

Delivering on demand: How many days is too many?

Consumers’ increasing home delivery preferences and expectations are making it more challenging than ever for shippers and fleet operators to adjust their capabilities and optimize their logistics. AlixPartners has been surveying online shoppers all over the world since 2014, uncovering trends that help online retailers and their home-delivery logistics providers craft smarter strategies for succeeding in each market. Read the results from our annual survey and other insights from our industry experts.

LEARN MORE

Delivering on demand: How many days is too many?

Consumers’ increasing home delivery preferences and expectations are making it more challenging than ever for shippers and fleet operators to adjust their capabilities and optimize their logistics. AlixPartners has been surveying online shoppers all over the world since 2014, uncovering trends that help online retailers and their home-delivery logistics providers craft smarter strategies for succeeding in each market. Read the results from our annual survey and other insights from our industry experts.

LEARN MORE
alixpartners offshore container shipping 2022

Annual Offshore Supply Vessel Report

The offshore oil and gas sector has been on a wild ride the past few years. From late 2014, when oil and gas prices collapsed, through 2020, the market for offshore services was in a deep slump, volatility increased, and pressure on margins was unrelenting. Now, in 2022, the offshore sector’s ride will likely grow even wilder. Continue reading to view our collection of reports covering the OSV sector, as well as the latest report for 2022 and more.

READ MORE

The offshore oil and gas sector has been on a wild ride the past few years. From late 2014, when oil and gas prices collapsed, through 2020, the market for offshore services was in a deep slump, volatility increased, and pressure on margins was unrelenting. Now, in 2022, the offshore sector’s ride will likely grow even wilder. Continue reading to view our collection of reports covering the OSV sector, as well as the latest report for 2022 and more.

READ MORE
alixpartners privcap supply chain webinar video still 2021

Winners and losers in a disrupted global supply chain

Private equity value-creation experts are turning the supply chain and logistics crisis into opportunity for operations improvements. In a webinar hosted by Privcap, AlixPartners experts Marc Iampieri and Brian Nemeth share their insight on the changing rules of inventory, the disrupted interplay of rail and shipping, and how the crisis is allowing companies to demand better service from shippers. Watch, read, and listen in on their conversation below to learn more.

Private equity value-creation experts are turning the supply chain and logistics crisis into opportunity for operations improvements. In a webinar hosted by Privcap, AlixPartners experts Marc Iampieri and Brian Nemeth share their insight on the changing rules of inventory, the disrupted interplay of rail and shipping, and how the crisis is allowing companies to demand better service from shippers. Watch, read, and listen in on their conversation below to learn more.

The EVER GIVEN grounding in the Suez Canal: Causes and Consequences: A NYMAR webcast

The Ever Given grounding in the Suez Canal was the supply chain disruption heard —and felt—around the world. From legal issues to insurance claims to expediting widespread changes in the supply chain, the ramifications of this grounding range far and wide. Watch the recording as Brian Nemeth joins a panel of experts and the New York Maritime Inc. to discuss the causes and consequences of the grounding.

The Ever Given grounding in the Suez Canal was the supply chain disruption heard —and felt—around the world. From legal issues to insurance claims to expediting widespread changes in the supply chain, the ramifications of this grounding range far and wide. Watch the recording as Brian Nemeth joins a panel of experts and the New York Maritime Inc. to discuss the causes and consequences of the grounding.

Shipping & Ports

Our global shipping and logistics team works closely with companies across the entire shipping industry to help prepare for what’s ahead.

SEE MORE

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