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As congestion eases at some ports, "we know the fixed date of when freight is arriving now," said customs broker Gretchen Blough.
The Port of Oakland wants to shorten the stays of shipping containers at its marine terminals.
The introduction of shipping containers half a century ago revolutionized the industry, and union strategy.
Experts point to inefficiency, lack of warehouse space and outdated technology.
From the shipping slowdown in China to the excess of inventory on hand, there are a number of likely reasons for the drop.
The White House has pushed changes at ports to fix supply chains and ease prices, but high demand for goods continues to exert pressure.
David Erlanger is dealing with shipping delays and price increases the likes of which he hasn’t seen in his decades in the business.
China's no-tolerance COVID-19 protocols may keep the variant at bay but may slow down shipping again.
When the border closed between Big Bend National Park and Boquillas in 2020, it separated residents from their main source of income.
Retailers and manufacturers are anxious about holiday shopping as they monitor supplies on delayed cargo ships.