by | Nov 17, 2015 | Indicators, Transport

America’s busiest ports are sending a warning about the US economy, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Citing data from Zepol (now part of Datamyne), the WSJ reports that imports at the three busiest ports – Los Angeles, Long Beach, and New York-New Jersey – fell by just over 10% between August and October, traditionally the peak shipping season.

Slowdown at Top US Ports

Whether the slowdown at top US ports signals a short-term slump or the start of a long-term slide isn’t clear. But the missing peak season is being felt throughout the multimodal transport sector.

You can read the WSJ story here.


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