Xeneta, the leading ocean freight rate benchmarking and market intelligence platform, announced today that it has appointed Michael Braun as Director, Value Engineering and Head of Xeneta Advisor department. Braun comes to Xeneta after 10 years with TIM Consult where he held the position of Project & Community Manager of Ocean Freight.
"Xeneta is experiencing rapid growth and as the density of our ocean freight data increases there is a need to enhance our customer's knowledge of how to best use our data. Michael's extensive background in ocean freight working closely with hundreds of global shippers will enable us to better serve our customers and bolster their success with Xeneta," says Thomas Sørbø, CBDO & Co-founder, Xeneta.
In this new role at Xeneta, Braun will further develop the company's added services offering. The goal is to enable Xeneta's customers to extract even more value and insights from the data Xeneta provides and therefore be able to fully optimize their ocean container supply chain strategies and procurement.
"I am honored to be leading the efforts on value engineering and enhanced services at Xeneta. The ocean freight rate data the Xeneta platform holds and the sheer on-demand deliverability of current market movements is unprecedented. Xeneta’s customers and prospects are some of the leading companies worldwide and I look very much forward to work together to fully optimize their ocean freight procurement strategy," says Michael Braun.
Xeneta is the leading ocean freight price comparison and shipping market watch index transforming the shipping and logistics industry. Xeneta’s easy-to-use yet powerful reporting and analytics platform provides shippers and freight forwarders the software data they need to compare their shipping prices against the world's largest database of contracted rates – reporting live on market average and low/high movements. Xeneta’s shipping indexes comprises of over 23 million contracted rates and covers over 160,000 global trade routes enabling informed decisions with actionable intelligence optimizing companies’ logistics procurement. Xeneta is a privately held company and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. To learn more, please visit www.xeneta.com.