April port traffic to jump 6.1 percent
from Material Handling & Logistics
The major U.S. retail container ports will see a 6.1 percent rise in import volume this month, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. "With winter over, retailers are stocking up in anticipation of a busy spring and summer," said Jonathan Gold, NRF's vice president for supply chain and customs policy. "Consumers can expect plentiful supplies of merchandise."
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