Container Availability Index (CAx)

The CAx measures the availability of containers in 2500 port locations globally to help you make trading and repositioning decisions based on real industry data. Join our mailing list to receive weekly forecasts directly to your inbox.

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Weekly Availability

Check the past, current and future availability of containers per location. Above 0.5 indicates a surplus and below 0.5 indicates a deficit of containers. We are in week 47.

Year on Year Availability

Compare the availability for the previous and current year per location. Above 0.5 indicates a surplus and below 0.5 indicates a deficit of containers. We are in week 47.

CAx delta between two locations

Compare the availability between two port pairs. Above 1 indicates that the availability in the pick up location is higher than in the drop off location. Below 1 indicates that  the availability in the pick up location is lower than in the drop off location. We are in week 47.

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Don’t be left in the dark! The Container Availability Index considers different data sources including historical transactions, stocks and movements to forecast the future availability of containers in 2500 locations globally.

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The CAx is provided for informational purposes only.

The data from which the CAx is derived is believed to be accurate and reliable. however, due to the possibility of human and mechanical error or other factors, xChange is not responsible for any errors or omissions.

The CAx may sometimes include erroneous data, calculation errors and may not be strictly representative of the container availability for any location.

No warranty, expressed or implied, is made regarding the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, legality, reliability or usefulness of the CAx. the information is provided on an “as is” basis.

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Changes may be periodically made to the information herein; these changes may or may not be incorporated in any new version of the publication.

xChange shall not be liable in any way (whether for negligence, breach of contract, tort, or otherwise) to a user or to any other individual or entity for any unavailability, delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in the CAx or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or for any damages, whether in tort, contract or otherwise (unless due to willful tortious misconduct or gross negligence) arising therefrom, or occasioned thereby or by reason of nonperformance, omission, interruption, or termination, of the content or the website or service by which they are provided for any cause whatsoever.

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