distribution

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ABI Research: COVID-19 Pressures Logistics Sector

In the aftermath of consumer panic buying of items such as toilet paper and sanitizing supplies, a massive need for trucks to help restock stores has shrunk the capacity available for other products leading to an historically tight trucking market that has dropped 20% in volume in the past two weeks although high-demand goods are still soaking up specific transportation capacity, according to ABI Research.

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Amazon Sets New Policies To Keep Distribution Moving

Amazon has been dealing with coronavirus complications in its distribution system including, for example, the closure of a New York City fulfillment center in the borough of Queens that had not reopened by press time as the company works to sanitize the facility after a worker tested positive for COVID-19.

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NRF: Imports Stay Strong Ahead Of December Tariffs

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to hit their highest level of the year in November just before additional tariffs take effect in December, according to the Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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NRF: Imports Could Rise As Higher Tariffs Loom

With President Trump saying he plans to both increase and broaden tariffs on goods from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to see unusually high levels the remainder of this spring and through the summer, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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Walmart To Open New Consolidation Center

Walmart continues to expand its portfolio of high-tech distribution centers. This July, a Walmart supply chain first is coming to Colton, CA. A newly built, 340,000-square-foot high-tech consolidation center will be the first in Walmart’s supply chain to receive, sort and ship freight.

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NRF: Imports Rise Ahead Of Tariffs

With concerns rising over proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports have set two new records this summer and are expected to set another in August, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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NRF: As Tariff Threat Looms, Imports Continue To Grow

Despite facing the possibility of additional tariffs on goods from China, imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow throughout the summer, according to a recent Global Port Tracker report from the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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NRF: Imports Rise But Tariffs Cloud Future Growth

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to grow a healthy 5.8% year-over-year this month but could be threatened in the future if the developing tariff dispute and potential trade war between the U.S. and China continues to escalate, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

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