News

十月-18-2022

Customer Advisory-Lockdown at Beilun District

Dear Customers,China government is still under a strict policy of zero-covid. Few months right after the lockdown lifted at Shanghai, Beilun, core of Ningbo Port in East China's Zhejiang Province, has tightened epidemic control measures once again after new COVID-19 cases were reported, which posed ...
九月-15-2022

US RAIL STRIKE UPDATE

Dear Valued Customers,As of September 14, 2022, a tentative agreement has been reached with 10 out of the 12 unions. Based on the feedback from the railroads, now they are still trying to negotiate with the unions to avert the strike. Most Railroads prohibit DG and Reefer as first ste...
八月-03-2022

Customer Advisory-Cargo clogging at Port of Los Angeles

Dear Valued Customer,Just as retailers are starting to gear up for the holiday season, there are warnings of a possible nationwide shipping logjam. Shipments start to pile up at the terminal plus the shortage of the rail cars, workers, and the delay pick up of the importer, which forces the U.S. sup...
七月-13-2022

US IPI CARGO & RAIL UPDATE

Dear all customer,We could see another supply chain headache during the back half of the year and into the holidays as rail congestion at West Coast ports remains elevated and labor issues are unresolved. BNSF and Union Pacific (UP) are both reported to be seeing slowdowns in loading freight at West...
六月-22-2022

Update on ILWU and PMA Contract Negotiation

Dear Valued Customer, A strike or work slowdown at West Coast ports won’t be a possible scenario. That’s the word from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) employer group, which are negotiating a new contract for ILWU West Coast port ...
六月-01-2022

Shanghai Covid Lockdown Updates – June 1st, 2022

Dear valued customers,Finally, the Covid lockdown in Shanghai was ended today (June 1st). It's a significant easing of the restrictions, which will allow most people to move freely around the city, but this is not going to be a full lifting of the lockdown. Below latest information was just updated ...
五月-12-2022

TPEB Market Updates – May 12th, 2022

Dear valued customers,As you know, China have been executed the zero-covid cases policy for a while. Finally, after more than a month of strict lockdown in Shanghai, authorities have begun gradually easing Covid restrictions. There’re some bullet points that we’d like to share and updated to you.Pro...
四月-11-2022

China Covid Updates

Dear valued customers,As the pandemic seems spreading across mid-China now, USPTI would like to give you some updates about the major Shanghai and Ningbo ports and we hope this could help you better arrange your cargoes to make sure your supply chain affected as less as possible. Cargo backlog ...
三月-16-2022

Update of New China Covid Lockdown

Dear customers,In view of recent serious outbreak of Covid-19 at China, USPTI would like to give you a brief update of current situation. We will keep you posted if any further update.Due to serious outbreak of Covid-19, Shenzhen went into lockdown for 7 days till 3/20/2022. All business were ordere...
三月-09-2022

TPEB TRADE OUTLOOK MARCH 9, 2022

Dear valued customers,It’s almost the end of first quarter of 2022 and we believe it’s the time of the year for you to plan your peak season shipment for the rest of the year and keep your supply chain smooth.USPTI would like to update you some of insights about TPEB market and we hope this could he...
七月-31-2021

TPEB TRADE OUTLOOK JULY-30-2021

Dear customers, We continue to see a very strong Trans-Pacific eastbound market situation since the first quarter of 2021 to now. Space and equipment continue to be scarce. We’ve summarized some of the current TPEB market updates as below for you. US port congestion is still a pr...