Port & Terminal Insights


Enhance your ocean freight planning abilities with exclusive insights on
container ports and terminals’ efficiency and congestion levels.

Plan

Plan your shipments and mitigate disruption risks, such as port congestion, based on insights that align with your KPIs and import/export locations.

Benchmark

Ensure your containers are shipped into the best port and terminal for your needs by benchmarking their performances over time.

Act

Leverage real-time, accurate insights to make decisions at both tactical and strategic levels.

Painless comparison of ports & terminals

Plan Your Shipments Better by Comparing Performances

Easily compare the performances of container ports and terminals with a customizable list and side-by-side view, to best understand which is most aligned with your needs.

Save time & reduce costs

Source Shippers Based on Their Port/Terminal of Export

Save time and reduce costs related to port congestion and late arrivals by choosing shippers based on transit times from the port of loading (POL) to your import locations.

Decision-making made easy

Choose Carriers & Logistics Providers Based on the Port Network

Choose the carriers and logistics providers you work with based on the congestion and performance of the terminals they ship into and out of.

The Value of Maritime AI™ for Industry Leaders

Reduce time spent on shipment operations by 75%

Efficiently manage haulage and container off-port storage options to reduce extra costs

Accurately pre-book container deliveries and minimize any incurred customer charges

Reduce detention & demurrage (D&D) costs by 50%

Leading organizations choose Windward




Accurate ETAs

During COVID, Windward Ocean Freight Visibility allowed us to improve our ETA accuracy from around 30% to 80%. That has had a massive impact on our efficiency and, of course, on our customer satisfaction.

Single source of truth

Windward’s data accuracy was best fitted to become our company’s single source of truth. Its user-friendliness and ease of use promised the smoothest and quickest adoption across all teams, including those that had rarely used this type of technology.

Drill down of any delay causes

We were absolutely blown away by Windward’s data. The visibility down to the port details and a drill down of any delay causes – and all in real time. Other available solutions today are a million miles away from that.

Frequently Asked Questions

Need help with something? Here are our most frequently asked questions.

Deep learning algorithms and more than 12 years of expertise enable Windward to deliver the most accurate ETA predictions in the industry. Approximately 87% of Windward’s ETA predictions – provided 10 days before the actual time of arrival (ATA) – are accurate.* 

*Predictions are within a range of +/- 48 hours of the ATA.

Yes, Windward Ocean Freight Visibility automatically generates insights into the reasons for container arrival delays in real-time. These insights are based on the Maritime AI™ platform’s ability to understand vessel behaviors and assess the chain of events leading up to the delay.

Windward Ocean Freight Visibility collects data from a multitude of sources, including AIS transmissions, carrier websites, weather forecasts, and many other third-party sources. It also includes Windward’s 12+ years of proprietary data – vessel profiles, port-to-port movements, geofencing of all container ports, terminals, waiting areas worldwide, and more. These sources are categorized and prioritized based on the requirements to generate specific, actionable insights.

Maritime AI™ Predicted ETAs are checked, validated, and if needed, updated automatically every 10 minutes. All vessel events are also updated multiple times per hour, and all container events are checked and updated multiple times per day.

Yes, Windward Ocean Freight Visibility enables you to create customized data fields, including purchase order number, commodity description, current administrative department, current administrative user, shipper, and consignee. These fields help you manage your shipments by exception and can be tailored to your specific needs.