Congestion low at ports
October 5, 2005,
WASHINGTON -- Despite recent hurricanes, congestion levels are low and cargo is flowing smoothly at the nation’s major retail container ports as merchants move into the peak shipping cycle for the annual holiday sales season, according to the October Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Global Insight.
The remaining ports covered by Port Tracker -- Tacoma, Seattle, New York/New Jersey, Hampton Roads, Charleston and Savannah -- were also ranked low, with none at medium or high.
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