Consultant Insight: Just-in-time shifts to just-in-case as inventories build

Inside a JD.com warehouse, source: JD.com

An increase in imports is causing a ripple effect on U.S. domestic supply chains resulting in capacity constraints and higher spot rates for domestic transportation modes. Indeed, the U.S. Census Bureau recently reported August imports increased 3.1%, a seven-month high, to $201.3 billion. Consumer goods and autos led the jump in import activity. According to […]

 

Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe to Air Cargo World today!

Exit mobile version