US Exporters

This page hosts coverage dedicated to the unique transportation, market, and operational challenges of US exporters and their supply chains.

News & Analysis

Port of Hamburg.
09 Jul 2018
However, far from being an omen of declining demand, headhaul rates from Europe to the United States have strengthened as peak season gets under way.
The Port of New York and New Jersey with the Statue of Liberty.
05 Jul 2018
The port is attracting new business — aided by two infrastructure improvements and stronger international demand. But the situation, like so many trade sectors, is fluid: a trade war would likely affect the bullish trend.
A soybean farm in Kansas, United States.
25 Jun 2018
The immediate impact of lost export opportunities because of retaliation by US trading partners to the Trump administration’s tariffs is a major, negative development for US businesses. Even so, the longer-term damage from the erosion of the US’s reputation as a reliable supplier of agricultural products should really concern beneficial cargo owners, ag exporters have been told.
A potato field in Idaho, United States.
22 Jun 2018
Two can play at the tariff game, as trade analysts warned, and US agriculture exporters will be hurt disproportionately by US trading partners’ initial retaliatory tariffs.
20 Jun 2018
Shippers, carriers, and other participants in the supply chain are closely watching the US/China tariff volleys, but they say the effect on the market so far has been minimal, although that could change.
Tan Cang-Cai Mep International Terminal in Vietnam.
05 Jun 2018
China's ban on waste imports is generating more volume than some ports can handle as shippers seek new markets.