Canada’s Congestion Continues With Vancouver Facing Squeeze — Panjiva


Canada’s Congestion Continues With Vancouver Facing Squeeze

Canada 338 Corp - Ports 661 Mode - Containerized 1005 Mode - Seaborne 1273 U.S. 3297

Congestion at ports in northwest North America appears to be getting worse with waiting times at Vancouver’s seaport reaching seven to 15 days. Similar challenges, in part relating to a shortage of warehousing, have been seen in southern California too. A surge in traffic to Vancouver recently has exacerbated the problem with imports having risen 22.6% year over year in January. When added to a 17.5% rise in imports at the Port of Prince Rupert and 23.1% at Seattle and Tacoma the region as a whole saw inbound shipping rise 22.2%. Clearing the congestion will require a normalization...

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