Container import volumes up nearly 6 percent this month despite Sandy's impact, monthly Port Tracker predicts
from DC Velocity
Import volumes at the nation's major container ports in November is projected to rise 5.9 percent over the same period a year ago despite the supply chain disruptions caused by mega-storm Sandy, according to a monthly report published by the National Retail Federation and consultancy Hackett Associates. The U.S. ports followed by the study, known as "Global Port Tracker," handled 1.42 million 20-foot equivalent units in September, the latest month for which actual numbers are available.
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