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Red Sea crisis explained: What it means for the fashion supply chain

The armed rebel group from Yemen, which calls itself Houthis started targeting ships in the Red Sea in mid November…

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 imports on the decline, strong consumer demand keeps supply chain afloat

Even though US imports are winding down for the year, Ben Hackett, the founder of Hackett Associates, says the economic…

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 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…

Improvement in US import cargo volumes expected for March

The Global Port Tracker from NRF and Hackett Associates notes that while there are many uncertainties about the economy, import cargo volumes…

US January imports lowest for nearly three years

The Global Port Tracker from NRF and Hackett Associates notes that with the US economy slowing and consumers worried by rising interest…

US imports sink as pandemic-driven shipping surge ends

With a pandemic-driven surge finally over, monthly import cargo volume at the nation’s major container ports has fallen below the…