Take control of your ocean freight.

Increase the speed and reduce the cost of ocean freight in your supply chain. Try Explorate today for free.

Explorate is currently offered to Australian users only.

Why Explorate?

Transparent Access to Shipping Line Rates

With direct access to shipping line rates, save an average of 15% on the cost of your ocean freight without changing the way you pay.

Make a Booking Request in Minutes

Instant port-to-port rates and direct booking capability reduces the time it takes to book a container from days to minutes.

Experience a New Level of Supply Chain Service

In-house your container booking process while seamlessly integrating your supply chain partners to discover a new level of supply chain performance.

How it works: smart and simple

Search - for sailing schedules based on your supply chain needs.
Choose - from the best selection of shipping lines, schedules and direct port-to-port rates.
Ship - Send a space request directly to your chosen carrier, then engage your supply chain partners once your booking has been confirmed.

Early Adopter Pricing


$ 60 AUD/mo

$ P.O.A

  • 1 user
  • Access to shipping line schedules and rates
  • No lock-in contracts


$ 100 AUD/mo

$ P.O.A

  • 3 users
  • Access to shipping line schedules and rates
  • No lock-in contracts
  • BYO contract rates


$ AUD/mo

$ P.O.A

  • Unlimited Users
  • Access to shipping line schedules and rates
  • No lock-in contracts
  • BYO contract rates
  • Bulk rate administration

News Articles

Uncovered: the mysterious language used by freight professionals
Have you ever been on the phone to your freight forwarder and found yourself completely lost in the complexity of freight talk? Given the sheer amount of acronyms and lingo that exists within the industry, you would be forgiven for thinking your service provider is speaking another language.
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Incoterms: the commercial linchpin of international freight
Incoterms, short for international commercial terms, are arguably one of the most important facets of international trade. In short, they advocate the exact point in which the consignor (usually the seller), and consignee’s (usually the buyer) risk and responsibilities for a specific shipment start and end. .
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Finally! A checklist to find the ‘right’ freight forwarder!
Finding the “right” freight forwarder is no easy task; they all appear to sell varying versions of the same thing and are in absolute abundance (there are over 680 registered freight forwarders in Australia alone!).
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