Kestrel Selects Haven Platform

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

June 23, 2015

Haven and Kestrel logo

Haven and Kestrel logo


Kestrel Liner Agencies, a pre-eminent ocean freight provider serving the Caribbean, has started offering capacity on the Haven Platform. Haven, the private marketplace for buying and selling ocean freight capacity. The new partnership offers shippers a growing selection of port pairs.

The Haven Platform enables shippers to easily search, compare, and reserve slots across 10 of the world's leading ocean carriers at more than 1500 ports. Capacity partners such as Kestrel use Haven's technology to reach new customers and to streamline their operations.

"The addition of Kestrel's services provides our customers with streamlined access to Caribbean trade," said Matthew Tillman, Haven CEO. "We're excited to participate in a pioneering technology platform to introduce new customers to Kestrel's differentiated services," says Kestrel Liner Agencies West Coast GM Mark Davidian.

Traditional spot rate negotiation between carriers and shippers often involves an extended chain of phone calls, faxes, and emails. Haven 's online marketplace streamlines these workflows by connecting shippers with carriers on a truly neutral platform. Kestrel and other carriers utilize the Platform to serve customers more efficiently, and to monetize excess capacity. This facilitates a more efficient booking process and more nimble supply chain

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