Gulf Coast Ports Continue Strong Gains

Gulf coast ports have continued to trend upward with container volumes from October through November. This can be attributed to an increase in imports such as steel, plywood, and bagged goods, as well as an increase in exports of petroleum and crude oil. “Our volumes continue to be strong — we continue to hear about […]

Imports Remain High While Inventories Stagnate

Commerce giants like Walmart and Target have recently gone on record to say that they’ve canceled billions of dollars in orders to help align their inventories with expected demand. Regardless, U.S. import activities remain at all-time highs. According to data released by Descartes, the world’s largest database of import trade statistics, U.S. imports were up […]