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Collect. Compute. Monetize.

The Global Cargo System

Analytics on a fleet of over 100,000 vessels transporting $9 trillion of cargo annually among more than 150 coastal countries.

01

Collect

Satellite and terrestrial receiver data, vessel data, port data, and more....

02

Compute

Trillions of calculations daily

03

Monetize

Fleet management, data licensing, indices & benchmarks (TruFreight)



Purpose Built With Today’s Technology

A Proprietary Platform

Satellites + Sensors

Ships broadcast positions every few seconds using Automatic Identification System (AIS)

Messages intercepted by satellite and land-based receivers

Generates hundreds of millions of raw, dirty VHF messages daily

Requires multiple providers and redundant feeds to achieve global coverage

Big Data

Robust software manages massive data ingestion and storage

Spark processes messages

Kinesis and Lambdas facilitate multiple event-driven workflows

Spark and Athena enable exploratory work and prototyping

Cloud Computing

Data storage and processing on the cloud

Dynamic infrastructure automation maximizes reliability

New services developed, deployed, and scaled quickly

Distributed systems and micro-services provide efficiency, flexibility


Digitizing Pricing

TruFreightTM - INDICES & BENCHMARKS

Pursuing Real-Time, Data-Driven Transparency in Freight Pricing

Crude Oil

27
  • Crude oil paper market
  • Crude oil physical market

Freight

0.27
  • Bulk freight paper market
  • Bulk freight physical market
Digitizing Pricing

TruFreightTM

The Path to 21st Century Freight Futures - a Radical Departure from Today’s Status Quo

We are completely rethinking the way freight markets price themselves and how to digitize a $75B annual physical market that transports 77% of total world trade.


Measuring Everything

Cargometrics: Data Edge

For the Oil Adequacy Index published in collaboration with the Economist Intelligence Unit, visit this webpage.

If you are interested in CargoMetrics trade intelligence or quantitative forecasting models, please contact us.

Proprietary

Patented technology; proprietary algorithms and geospatial data

Accurate

Correlation to trusted but lagged data sources

Scalable

Algorithms track 100,000+ vessels and aggregate activity

Customizable

Searchable by country, ship type, commodity, company, etc.

Granular

Daily data points provide information-rich insights

Real-Time

View of global shipping updated in near real-time

Historical

10+ Years of point-in-time data to test quantitative models

Actionable

$9 trillion in economic activity relevant to many markets