Global Port Tracker

US import cargo volumes to surge in 2024 despite Red Sea turmoil

The National Retail Federation (NRF)'s vice president for supply chain and customs policy Jonathan Gold pointed out that only 12%…

December deceleration in US imports expected amid Red Sea disruptions

According to the Global Port Tracker report released on 8 January by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates, the inbound cargo…

US import cargo peaked in fall with NRF predicting record holiday sales

The Global Port Tracker report, which is released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates revealed October should turn out…

US ports anticipate cargo volume to surge for third month in a row  

The latest Global Port Tracker report, jointly released by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates, suggests that the…

US retail imports expected to sink in Q3 on supply chain headwinds

While a tentative contract agreement has been reached at West Coast ports, retailers remain vigilant as labour disputes continue to…

Port labour disputes threaten US cargo imports in first-half

The Global Port Tracker report released today (8 June) by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates reveals that…

US import volumes rise but expected to remain below 2022

The latest figures from National Retail Federation (NRF) and Hackett Associates' Global Port Tracker report show import cargo volumes are…

US December imports will mark start of dramatic slowdown

The Global Port Tracker from NRF and Hackett Associates notes that while monthly cargo numbers for the US repeatedly broke…

US Imports to drop to lowest level in nearly two years

US ports covered by Global Port Tracker handled 2.26m Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEU) – one 20-foot container or its equivalent…

US imports slow in H2 but 2022 should see gain over 2021

“Retail sales are still growing, but the economy is slowing down and that is reflected in cargo imports,” says NRF…