MONITORING & ASSESSING

  • Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

    World Bank Group   |   Trade ; Transport

    The Logistics Performance Index (LPI) is an interactive benchmarking tool created to help countries identify the challenges and opportunities they face in their performance on trade logistics and what they can do to improve their performance. The LPI is based on a worldwide survey of operators on the ground (global freight forwarders and express...

  • Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (LSCI)

    United Nations Conference on Trade and Development   |   Trade ; Transport

    The Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (LSCI) captures how well countries are connected to global shipping networks. It is computed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) based on five components of the maritime transport sector: number of ships, their container-carrying capacity, maximum vessel size, number of services...

  • Global Connectedness Index (GCI)

    DHL   |   Trade

    The Global Connectedness Index (GCI) aims to provide comprehensive and timely account of the world’s global connectedness, covering 140 countries (as of 2016). Global connectedness is defined as the depth and breadth of a country’s integration with the rest of the world as manifested by its participation in international flows of products and...

  • Time Release Study (TRS)

    World Customs Organization   |   Trade

    Developed by World Customs Organization (WCO),  the Time Release Study (TRS) is a unique tool and method for measuring the performance of Customs activities as they directly relate to trade facilitation at the border.   One of the methods used for the review of clearance procedures is to measure the average time taken between the arrival of the...

  • Port Performance Indicators

    There are numerous indicators measuring overall port performance. Absence of a common standard for data collection combined with limited data availability often limit development of a performance dashboard for a port. Regardless, some of the more commonly used indicators include the following: Container dwell time: througput speed or how long a...

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