U.S. container imports to surpass 2 million TEUs for next 7 months

The Global Port Tracker report, released jointly by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates, forecasts that monthly inbound cargo volumes at U.S. major container ports will reach their highest levels in nearly two years this summer.

According to Ben Hackett, founder of Hackett Associates, this surge, expected to extend over seven months with import levels consistently exceeding two million TEUs, is partly attributed to shifts in the traditional peak shipping season.



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