Panama Canal Expansion: Impact on West Coast Imports
Understand the true impact of the Panama Canal expansion.
The common perception is that import freight will shift to Gulf Coast or East Coast ports when the canal expansion is complete in 2015. We don’t agree. This Weber Logistics Insight explains the critical risks to your shipping and distribution if alternate ports are used for westbound freight from Asia:
- Cycle time costs to reach the East Coast ports
- Under-developed infrastructure of new port destinations
- Risks related to integrating new logistics partners
- Plus more insights that address this critical event