October is traditionally the busiest month of the year when it comes to traffic at the major U.S. container ports, and this year looks to be a record-breaker, according to Paul Bingham, economist with market analyst firm Global Insight. Activity could be up as much as 4 percent in October.
While the physical limitations of port and transportation infrastructure are beyond a manufacturer's control, there are some tactics companies can take to ensure their goods flow smoothly from point to point.
Source: Industry Week, http://industryweek.com
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