- Use real-time data (satellite, weather, carrier schedules, operational risks) and machine learning technology
- Flag unusual behaviour in booking patterns and customer profiles
- Major trade lanes covered globally
- Customized forecasts to build your supply chain scenarios
Optimize Yield Management With Dynamic Demand Forecasting
Accurate demand forecasts are the holy grail to achieve smarter pricing, higher capacity utilization and efficient asset repositioning.
Use Portcast to carry out dynamic pricing and get ahead of your competitors.
By using our platform, you possess a real-time view of your booking patterns, customer profile, external economic trends and seasonalities to make data-driven decisions.
Build scenarios on the platform with demand forecasts more effective than current processes and improve your sales and operations planning.
Proven with leading shipping lines and air cargo operators.
Why Customers Like Us
Using real-time data, demand is forecasted 6-8 weeks ahead for shipping lines. For air cargo operators, the forecast is 90 days ahead
Demand is forecasted down to the port, airport and product level. By assessing a multitude of external factors, customers can make changes proactively to maintain a lean supply chain
Customers benefit from reduced costs by repositioning empty assets
Cargo Demand Forecasting for a Global Shipping Line
Client: Global shipping line
The Challenge: Improve capacity utilization and price effectively
Solution: Dynamic demand forecasting
0.5% – 3% Revenue Increase
With access to information such as load factors, capacity shortfall and booking trends, the client was able to make better pricing and capacity decisions
>100,000 Hours Saved p.a.
By moving away from spreadsheets to the platform, efficiency improved dramatically. Updates to demand predictions and data are found in one place
Better Frequency and Granularity of Predictions
Demand predictions are made on every level- region, country, port, service and product. Daily (air cargo) and weekly (ocean cargo) forecasts are one click away
Improved Customer Service and Sustainability
Using our predictive software led to better yield management and load factors. In addition, the client was able to carry out sustainable asset repositioning