Tim Consult is an international consulting company and leading provider of benchmarking and market intelligence for all modes of transport. In 2018 Tim Consult became part of the Transporeon Group and develops solutions for efficient freight procurement, intelligent transport management, optimized value networks, and innovative big-data applications. Customers are global shippers, including nearly all DAX 30 companies and more than half of the Fortune 100 companies.
Network and supply chain consulting
Tim Consult provides companies with benchmarking, best-practice analyses and market development updates, as well as rate and cost indices, based on its market and methodology knowledge arising from market intelligence and tender data. This allows strategies and transport management to be optimally implemented.
With knowledge of innovative transport concepts, helpful systems and efficient methods, this brings each customer’s logistics up to date.
With the Transport Market Monitor, Tim Consult offers an efficient intelligence service on price and capacity development in European road freight transport. With comprehensive analyses and evaluations, transport market data is prepared monthly and presented in charts.
This interactive service also shows the development of individual parameters over the course of months.
Tim Consult supports shippers in the strategic, conceptual, and operational improvement of their business divisions. The company provides methods and tools for global freight procurement and advises customers on operational and strategic tasks.
The strong increase in available transport capacity that we monitored in recent months is initial evidence of a slowdown in economic growth. The German government’s Annual Economic Report 2019 published at the end of January supports this view and an assumed increase of the price-adjusted GDP by only one percent.“
The transport price index for Q1 2019 is 1.3% higher than it was in Q1 2018. But this year prices should have been lower than at the start of 2018, as this year 14.9% additional freight capacity became available. If we only look at transports within Germany, in the past quarter prices were even 4.5% higher than in Q1 2018. One reason could be the adjustment of truck toll rates that took place in January.“
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