Steady Growth in Global Trade, Report Supply Chain Analysts

U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in April—at 1,183,455—were up 9 percent annually, and the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in April—at 169,947—was up 3 percent.

By ·

Global trade growth remained in a good position from March to April, based on recent data issued by Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers. 

U.S.-bound waterborne shipments in April—at 1,183,455—were up 9 percent annually and up 11 percent from March to April, which was below the 23 percent March to April gain from a year ago and in line with 2012 and 2011, which had respective gains of 11 percent and 7 percent.

The number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in April—at 169,947—was up 3 percent annually and was up 10 percent from March to April, which fell below the 2013 March to April gain of 13 percent. In 2012, the number of manufacturers was up 9 percent from March to April and was up 6 percent in 2011.

To read the complete article, please click here.


About the Author

Jeff Berman, Group News Editor
Jeff Berman is Group News Editor for Logistics Management, Modern Materials Handling, and Supply Chain Management Review. Jeff works and lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, where he covers all aspects of the supply chain, logistics, freight transportation, and materials handling sectors on a daily basis. Contact Jeff Berman

Subscribe to Logistics Management Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Get timely insider information that you can use to better manage your entire logistics operation.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Article Topics

Global Trade · Panjiva · All Topics
Latest Whitepaper
The View from the New “Single Window”
The single window, officially known as the "International Trade Data System," operates via the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency's Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) platform, and serves as a single point of contact for all trade filings.
Download Today!
From the March 2017 Issue
WMS vendors are stepping up to the plate and developing functionalities and solutions that meet the complex needs of today’s companies. Our top analysts take a peek into these developments and discuss the DC of the future and the software that will support it.
5 Supply Chain Trends Happening Now
2017 Warehouse/DC Equipment Survey: Investment up as service pressures rise
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
2017 Trucking Regulations & Infrastructure Update
In this session our panel brings shippers up to date on the state of transportation regulations. Discussion will revolve around regulatory reform, aspects of the federal highway bill and what the transportation landscape looks like in the early days of the Trump administration.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
LM Exclusive: Major Modes Join E-commerce Mix
While last mile carriers receive much of the attention, the traditional modal heavyweights are in...
ASEAN Logistics: Building Collectively
While most of the world withdraws inward, Southeast Asia is practicing effective cooperation between...

2017 Rate Outlook: Will the pieces fall into place?
Trade and transport analysts see a turnaround in last year’s negative market outlook, but as...
Logistics Management’s Top Logistics News Stories 2016
From mergers and acquisitions to regulation changes, Logistics Management has compiled the most...