New online sales events such as Amazon's Prime Day increase demand for last-mile capacity.
First Half in Review 2014
News & Analysis
22 Aug 2014
Containerized furniture imports into the United States saw growth in the first half of 2014, as a strong number of shipments in the second quarter offset weak volumes in the first quarter.
21 Aug 2014
Containerized footwear imports into the United States plummeted in the first half of 2014, although the industry is optimistic sales will pick up in the second half of the year.
19 Aug 2014
Supply chain disruptions caused by extreme winter weather set the stage for truck rate hikes that pushed transportation costs higher in the first half of 2014, and on through July.
14 Aug 2014
Containerized auto parts imports into the United States continued to trend upwards in the first half of 2014, in a market that has seen growth of over 10 percent in the past two years.
13 Aug 2014
Air freight rates are steadily climbing as demand creeps upward, leaving airline heads optimistic about the second half of 2014.
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