Use Cases

Xeneta’s platform offers you a number of tools to help you understand the freight market. Here you can find some basic use cases for the Xeneta platform.

Ocean

View a summary of your freight rates
Use the dashboard to get an overview of your rates and how they compare to the market.
Get a spot rate for a trade lane
Use the trade lane search from the dashboard to retrieve today's market rates for any origin and destination port across a number of container types.
Analyze historical trade lane rates
Use Xeneta's Trends graph to review past freight rates and get an understanding of recent market movements.
Benchmark your rates against different market segments
Use Xeneta's Benchmarks graph to compare your prices to different market segments, including the market's best and worst performers.
Filter and search through your freight spend
Use the My Prices analytics to examine your freight spend and to see how it fits into the market at large.
Measure your potential savings
Compare your freight rates to different market segments using the Spend Overview to determine how much you could save if your spend matched the market.
Compare your total spend against the market
Use the Spend Overview analytics to get an overview of your business and how your spend performs on each trade corridor.
Compare your total spend against the market by supplier
Use the Spend Overview analytics to see how your spend is allocated to each supplier.
Export rate data to Excel reports
Export any part of Xeneta's analytics into Excel format for better integration into your workflow.

Air

View a summary of your freight rates
Use the dashboard to get an overview of your rates and how they compare to the market.
Get a spot rate for a trade lane
Use the trade lane search from the dashboard to retrieve today's market rates for any origin and destination port across a number of container types.
Filter and search through your freight spend
Use the My Prices analytics to examine your freight spend and to see how it fits into the market at large.
Export rate data to Excel reports
Export any part of Xeneta's analytics into Excel format for better integration into your workflow.

Xeneta Add-Ons

For more information about add-ons, contact your Customer Success Manager.

Xeneta add-ons are premium features that provide additional functionality not found in the basic Xeneta product offerings.

Compare regional rates across different carriers

The Carrier Spread analytics tool allows you to view region to region rates for several of the largest carriers.

See long-term contracts running beyond the current day

The Futures analytics tool allows you to view the rates of long-term contracts that run 3 months beyond the current date.