Martin DixonHead of Research Products at Drewry
Martin is Head of Research Products within Drewry and is a director of Drewry Group. He has more than 30 years’ strategic and operational experience in shipping and supply chain management.
Martin has followed a wide career in international logistics and maritime intensive supply chains. With an initial background in logistics operations with DHL and London-based department store group Harrods, he broadened into managerial roles in sales and marketing with German forwarding and logistics group DB Schenker, gaining particular exposure to Europe, Middle East and Africa markets.
When he joined Drewry in 2011, he took responsibility for development of its freight rate benchmarking services and other supply chain related activities. During this time he expanded the scale and scope of Drewry’s spot freight rate benchmarking and launched the highly acclaimed Benchmarking Club.
Martin was promoted to the Board of Drewry in 2013 and is responsible for the company’s publishing interests of market reports and research products. He is also a regular contributor of research content and consulting support covering container shipping, freight rate benchmarking, ports & terminals, container equipment assets, multipurpose and reefer shipping, as well as vessel operating costs and manning.
Martin holds a degree in Business Studies from Kingston University.