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US Hurricanes

Shippers and transportation companies are trying to figure out what comes next as the US continues to reel from the destruction of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, which battered and broke supply chains from Texas to Puerto Rico. Below is the latest information available on the supply chain impacts of these devastating storms.

Special Coverage

Ports and most warehouses escaped serious damage, but freight networks in surrounding areas weren’t so lucky.

News & Analysis

A barge leaves for a mission.
13 Mar 2018
With a quarter of the island’s residents lacking electrical power, long-term improvements are taking a back seat to rebuilding efforts.
19 Oct 2017
YRC Worldwide was hit by two hurricanes and a wave of rising transportation costs in the third quarter, forcing it to lower its projected operating profit for 2017.
17 Oct 2017
After climbing for seven straight weeks, US spot truckload rates stalled last week, but remain higher than usual for early October. DAT Solutions expects spot pricing to keep climbing.
17 Oct 2017
Pasha Hawaii is pulling a 37-year-old ship out of layup.
16 Oct 2017
Port of Houston Authority Senior Director of Trade Development John Mosley describes the port's quick rebound from the de
12 Oct 2017
The truckload spot market that burned hot through the summer continued to heat up in September.

Commentary

Some issues in ocean shipping are so predictable that you can plan for them, yet others are not so predictable.

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