In a recent JOC.com article, Peter Tirschwell, iHS Maritime & Trade's Senior Content Officer, explored the impact rate volatility is having on carrier shipper relationships. The article, while not about NYSHEX, strikes at the heart of the problem that we have been fighting since our company's inception: container freight rate volatility. In the article, Peter describes concerns from carriers and shippers alike that arise due to not only volatility but also increased unreliability in the industry. With NYSHEX, BCOs now have a choice to secure guaranteed volumes with NYSHEX. In this blog post, we offer BCOs some best practices for including NYSHEX in their ocean freight strategy.