Gaps Galore, as US Export Growth Lags Imports

Gaps Galore, as US Export Growth Lags Imports

One of the major headaches U.S. ports encounter in managing container trade flows is the imbalance in demand for loaded imports and exports. Ports handling more loaded imports than exports wind up with a lot of empties sitting around, taking up precious container yard space. Ports that focus on exports may have to scramble to find enough empties to load.

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