Company Background

Founded to serve the information needs of North American-based supply chain practitioners. Founded to create the most complete database of ocean sailing schedules, capacity, and service information. Founded to benchmark readers on subjects ranging from transportation management to customs compliance. Benchmarked 5,000 supply chains.
Created and launched based on ComPair Data's database using advanced Business Intelligence tools.


Hayes Howard, CEO, American Shipper & ComPair Data - Founder of both companies with more than 39 years of experience following the containerized ocean freight market.
Eric Johnson, Principal Consultant, international editor, American Shipper & research manager, ComPair Data - American Shipper's lead editor covering international freight markets.
Ben Meyer, Research Analyst, ComPair Data.
Steve Wynn, IT Director – Manages data and systems development,  customer integration  and application development
Edward Howard, Vice President, BlueWater Reporting – Overseas development of new products and service in BlueWater Reporting. He brings experience working with an international 3PL to work with customers to improve user environment and assist in receiving the tools they need to succeed.
Bessie Howard, Research Team Leader, ComPair Data.
BlueWater Reporting is owned by ComPair Data, Inc. American Shipper is owned by Howard Publications, Inc.
Resources from American Shipper magazine used by BlueWater Reporting as needed on a contractual basis.