Top 30 U.S. Ports 2017: Preparing for the uncertain 

Patrick Burnson has compiled a nifty analysis of US Port import volumes, with comparisons to 2015.  It shows some smaller changes in import volumes on the East Coast, and it shows Los Angeles stealing business back from Long Beach. But his points about the uncertainty created by alliance churning are good ones.

  The advent of new carrier alliances and “big ship readiness” will determine which of the top ports gain share and supply chain advantages. Meanwhile, logistics managers must hedge their bets to mitigate risk and avoid relianceon a handful of key gateways.

Source: Top 30 U.S. Ports 2017: Preparing for the uncertain – Logistics Management

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