California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016
October is a critical month for retail freight in advance of the Christmas season, and retailers want to prevent stock-outs while they wait for Asian imports to clear through congested docks and warehouses on the West Coast. Those eastbound freight moves will become more urgent, and rates are likely to rise further, as Black Friday draws closer. The load-to-truck ratio in Los Angeles lit up the entire state of California on the DAT Hot States map.