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World Ports Org features insights from Descartes’ global shipping report, showing the continuing strong trajectory of U.S. container imports in the first quarter of 2024. Compared to March 2023, volumes increased by 15.7% and were up 20.6% from pre-pandemic levels in March 2019.
Logistics Management shares insights from Descartes’ latest global shipping report, showing March was a strong month for U.S. container import volumes despite declining import volumes from China. Port transit delays also showed continued improvement across nearly all the top ports, even given disruptions associated with the Panama drought and the Middle East conflict.
American Journal of Transportation on Descartes’ acquisition of OCR, which specializes in solutions and content for export compliance and controlled commodities, helping customers streamline denied party screening, license procurement/management, and product classification.
American Journal of Transportation on how Wren Kitchens is using Descartes’ dynamic appointment scheduling and route optimization solution to help surveyors complete 56% more visits to customers and save the company £2 million annually.