Container Imports Anticipated to Rise

Anticipated to rise approximately 6.3 percent in August.

According to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates, container imports are expected to rise approximately 6.3 percent in August and show an increase of 4.8 percent over the previous year.

“These numbers all show significant increases for the months when retailers will be bringing merchandise into the country for the crucial holiday season, and we’re also expecting an increase for the full year,” NRF vice president for supply chain and customs policy Jonathan Gold said.

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