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 imports improving slightly, but still far below last year
Imports at major U.S. retail container ports are expected to remain significantly below last year’s levels into fall.
 
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Pandemic's impact on imports easing, but numbers are still below last year
The impact of COVID-19 appears to be easing, with projected imports remaining below last year's levels but not as much.
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Imports to see double-digit annual declines even as stores begin to reopen
Imports should see double-digit annual declines through the summer as the economic effects of the coronavirus continue.
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