Mongelluzzo, Bill
January 2011
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/10/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p68
The article explores the outlook for U.S. carriers in the trans-Pacific in 2011. According to the author, U.S. importers are predicted to pay higher freight rates in 2011 on shipments from Asia. However, vessel capacity and equipment availability are expected to pose no problems. Meanwhile, exporters are seen to enjoy favorable freight rates and ample vessel capacity in 2011. However, they may reportedly confront such problems as equipment shortages and dislocations.


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