Container Imports Volumes Defy Projections, But Retailers See Q4 Declines

Container import volumes at U.S. ports accelerated into the fall this year defying most expectations and historical peak season declines despite many reports of weak volumes and falling rates. The monthly data from logistics technology platform provider Descartes Systems Group points to surprising strengths while the National Retail Federation is warning that retail imports have likely peaked for 2023.


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