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Freight Rates
Risk Management

Mitigate your freight pricing risks with sophisticated market guidance and our exclusive, industry-altering tools.

Freight Pricing in the Future

Truck freight prices inevitably will experience volatility in the future. When they do, you could face downward pressure on your revenue and/or profits, negatively impacting the financial health of your company.

The Need for Hedging Risk

Risk Mitigation Strategy

SHIPPER

Freight prices are on the lower end of the spectrum but you can secure yourself now against future transportation cost increases that could reduce your profitability.

Risk Mitigation Strategy

CARRIER

Stabilize forecasted revenue by locking in future rates to protect against unrealized price recovery or unexpected price drops. 

Risk Mitigation Strategy

3PL

Mitigate financial pressures arising from being exposed to both shipping and carrying price shift volatility. 

Start Managing Pricing Risk with the K-Ratio Advantage

K-Ratio’s expertise in risk management, research, and trade execution allows Shippers, Carriers, and 3PLs to offset real-world price operational volatility due to price shifts.

 

Contact K-Ratio and increase your revenue while decreasing your expenses, in three easy steps.

THE K-RATIO FREIGHT RATE SWAPS PROGRAM

Freight Rate Swap Program

1

Comprehensive
Data Analysis

  • Market benchmark correlation study of your portfolio 
     

  • Deliver concrete back-test results and clearly defined future scenario

2

Customized to Your Needs

  • Your lanes and your rates protected for your selected length of time.

3

Let Us Work
for You

  • Our simple, turnkey solutions allow you to focus on what you do best, while our team of experts reduce volatility and bring stability to your bottom line.

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