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Table 3 Descriptive statistics

From: Evaluating ocean carrier selection criteria: perspectives of Tasmanian shippers

Item statements Median Mode Missing
Lowest possible freight rate 5 5 0
Stability of freight rate 4 5 0
Flexibility of freight rate 4 5 0
Domestic service network 5 5 0
International service network 4 4 0
Schedule reliability (on-time arrival and departure) 5 5 0
Schedule frequency (e.g. sufficient number of sailings per week) 4 5 0
Transit timeframe 4 5 0
Ability to provide integrated door-to-door service 5 5 0
Integration and co-ordination with land-based logistics operations 5 5 0
Capacity availability 4 5 0
Seasonal capacity availability 3 5 0
Cargo security and safety 5 5 0
Refrigerated container or trailer capability 3 1 0
Perceived reputation of carrier 4 4 0
Carrier’s stated or perceived commitment to Tasmanian services 4 4 0
Problem-solving capability 5 5 0