Port Tracker

Global Port Tracker, produced jointly with Hackett Associates, evaluates and monitors key port data including container import volume, vessel services, congestion, gate operations and new transportation-related projects. This report is available to all NRF retail members.

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Retail Cargo Imports Set New Record as Economy Recovers
Retail cargo imports hit a new record this spring and the first half of 2021 is expected to be a third higher than 2020.
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Retail Import Surge Expected Through Summer
The surge of imports that began last summer is expected to continue through this summer as retail meets consumer demand.
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From COVID-19 to containers, port backups delay merchandise for retailers
An NRF survey shows 98 percent of retail respondents have been impacted by delays at the ports.
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