West Coast ports container volume sags despite settlement of labor dispute

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In the lingering aftermath of the West Coast ports labor dispute, importers and exporters continue to divert cargo to East Coast and Gulf Coast ports, driving down container volume in the west by 2% year-over-year.  Although West Coast port congestion has dissipated, the East and Gulf ports continue to grow in container volume, in double or high single digits.  See full post in the Journal of Commerce. (*JOC site registration required)

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