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.
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.
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.
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.