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Exports

Home Depot charters its own container ship

With shipping delays and contained shortages creating havoc for international shippers, Home Depot, one of the largest importers in the U.S., has taken matters into its own hands by chartering its own vessel. According to…


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U.S. rail traffic up over last year

U.S. railroads reported a 14 percent increase in volume, including a 19 percent gain in intermodel traffic, during the first 22 weeks of 2021 relative to the same time period… Thank you for checking us…


Exports

Port of Long Beach reports record traffic

The Port of Long Beach, Calif. (POLB), the second busiest seaport in the U.S., continued to see record traffic through May. During the month of May, loaded inbound containers recorded… Thank you for checking us…


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U.S. intermodel traffic up 34 percent

U.S. intermodel traffic during the week ending April 24 was up 34 percent compared to a year ago, when covid shutdowns were in effect, the Association of American Railroads (AAR)… Thank you for checking us…