Tag: containers


6 Ways Retailers Can Beat the Supply Chain Crisis in 2022

April 21, 2022

Via: Independent Retailer

From ports clogged with containers and raw materials running low, to factories shutting down and truck drivers being in short supply, retailers have faced a steady stream of devastating supply chain issues over the last year. The worst part is […]


Toymakers worry congestion will lead to holiday inventory troubles

September 27, 2021

Via: Retail Dive

Whether a toy is manufactured in China or sourcing materials are imported to make a toy in the U.S. it faces the same dilemma: Companies aren’t getting their cargo on time as containers sit at ports or in terminals for […]

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Imports reach record 2M containers as retailers rush to beat tariffs

December 10, 2018

Via: Retail Dive

The remainder of this year will be strong, as November was estimated at 2.01 million TEUs, a 14% YoY increase. December, generally slow because most holiday merchandise already is on the shelves, is forecast at 1.83 million TEUs, a 6.1% […]