Today is an exciting day!
ONE joins a group of innovative carriers who use NYSHEX to offer their customers the ability to enter digital and mutually enforceable contracts. With seven of the leading global ocean carriers on NYSHEX, over 60% of global capacity is represented. The member carriers also represent all three container shipping alliances: 2M, Ocean Alliance and THE Alliance, providing NYSHEX shipper members a broad array of service options to choose from.
We are now taking nominations for members who wish to serve on the 2020 NYSHEX Member Council. The Member Council is an integral part of NYSHEX that allows Members to actively participate in the decision making process of the Exchange.
Many shippers have told us they wanted greater reliability and accountability with their carrier partners, but didn't think they could use NYSHEX for three main reasons:
Many who are reading this article desire to stay up-to-date on our trajectory from afar, as guaranteed contracts could one day be an option for you in a pinch. Others of you can take pride in knowing that you have personally helped build the Exchange into what it is today. Regardless of where you are in your journey toward guaranteed contracts, this article and the resulting impact to the industry may surprise you.
If you work in the container shipping industry, the chances are pretty high that your company, or at least one of your business partners or competitors, is undergoing a digital transformation. It was inevitable, right? Countless other industries have gone digital over the past few decades, including payments processing, retail, financial exchanges, travel, hospitality, and real estate. In fact, if you can think of an aspect of your life that has been unaffected by computers and the internet, let me know and we can co-found a new company to digitize it.