US Ag Exporters Have Ample Container Supplies — For Now

Container shortages aren’t expected to squeeze most U.S. grain and soybean exporters until early next year, but there are already signs of scarcity. Although inbound holiday goods are still delivering ample supplies of containers for Midwest exports, supplies will tighten as container carriers scale back their operations during the typically slow winter months, said Justin Cauley at agriculture marketing company Scoular.