Freight and Transportation

Freight and Transportation

Freight and Transportation

Argus covers freight rates in the tankers, dry bulk and LPG markets, along with pipeline, rail and barge transportation prices. We provide the latest insight into the impact of freight on a wide range of commodity markets, including; crude and oil products, marine fuels, coal, fertilizers, metals, gas and more. Connect the dots and get a full supply chain view via Argus freight services.

 

Covid-19 Port Restrictions

The Weight of Freight content series

In this series, Argus’ global team of experts explore the intricate, yet powerful connections between the shipping and commodities markets.


Through podcasts, blogs, white papers and more, this series focuses on different markets, themes and regions to give you the very latest insights to understand the true weight of freight.


Argus podcast episodes are available on a variety of podcast platforms as well as the Argus Blog, where each episode can be streamed and is provided with a full transcript and related links.


Learn more about Argus Freight and the global pricing solutions we provide.

  • Return of Libyan crude oil could curb tanker demand

    The ramping up of Libyan crude production in recent weeks has led to more bookings for Aframax tankers in the Mediterranean, helping to briefly lift freight rates from their summer lows.
  • The Crude Report: Freight loses some Covid-19 weight

    After an unprecedented rise earlier this year thanks to a surge of floating storage demand, the weight of freight – freight's share of the delivered cost – has returned to the more typical 5pc - 10pc range for US-to-China shipments.

Explore our services

argus freight

Argus Freight provides daily freight indexes, news and analysis. It is a must-have source of market intelligence for all industry players exposed to seaborne transportation costs. It covers the key trade routes for both clean and dirty tankers, as well as dry bulk and LPG markets. Argus Freight enables you to connect the dots between commodity prices and freight, giving you the full view of the supply chain.

Argus Rail mobile

The Argus Rail Business service is your authoritative information source covering the US and Canadian rail systems. It combines high-value data and analytics, intelligent market analysis and key freight data on industry performance, as well as benchmark prices.

Crude Argus Media

The Argus Petroleum Transportation North America service provides a dynamic and transparent reflection of the evolving internal infrastructures of barge, pipeline, rail and waterborne transportation of petroleum.

Crude Argus Media

The Argus Caspian Transportation service provides essential coverage in Russian of transportation markets in central Asia and the Caspian region. The report covers bulk and dry cargo shipments including crude and oil products, coal, metals, sulphur, fertilizers, petrochemical products and LPG.

Mobile Coal Transportation

The Argus Coal Transportation service provides distinctive insight that helps industry participants deal with freight rate and service issues, mitigating risk exposure. Published weekly, it provides market coverage of eastern and western US railroad transportation, river barge markets and seaborne coal trade.

Argus Russian dry bulk logistics

ARGUS Russian dry bulk logistics

This new monthly report on dry bulk export logistics from Russia contains news and analysis on dry bulk transport infrastructure, industry trends and future projects.

Oil pipeline

The Argus Nefte Transport service, available in both English and Russian, covers logistics for the exports of oil cargoes each month from the former Soviet Union.

Energy transition

Energy Transition

How is the global energy system transforming? The global energy transition is well under way, presenting opportunities, challenges and important decisions for consumers and producers alike. Argus provides a trusted and independent view into the changing energy landscape, including future fuels, trading opportunities and new energy infrastructure.
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We deliver pricing information to clients in the way they want to use it. Learn more about our Argus Direct, Argus Metals, Argus Spot Ticker and Argus Analytics platforms and other delivery methods that integrate seamlessly with clients’ systems and processes, making data instantly accessible and useful.

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See a listing of our transportation market services

We are dedicated to covering transportation markets around the world, and our services will help you find the rates and news you need to track the industry. We have offerings in English and Russian, and we can put transportation into context within the larger commodity landscape as we have an extensive understanding of the products that are being moved. We invite you to explore our services and see which one may best fit your business.

Related market: Crude oil

Our company was founded on crude price reporting out of Rotterdam in 1970, basing our market coverage on accuracy and transparency. Since then, Argus has grown to cover the global crude markets, applying the same principles that defined our beginning. Our regionally focused services are entrenched in significant daily intelligence and exclusive prices, while our global offerings provide critical macro insights and price assessments.

Related market: Oil products

Argus services cover the full range of refined oil products from around the world using our reflective and transparent market-appropriate methodologies. From key refined prices in Europe to the emerging fuel markets in Mexico, we have the industry-specific insights to provide high-level analysis and pricing that our customers can rely on.

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