US consumers drive container boom in strained freight market

The continuously growing US demand for goods is a defining factor in the bottlenecks and delays that challenge the container market. Global demand, however, is normal, writes Sea-Intelligence.
Photo: Alan Devall/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix
Photo: Alan Devall/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

While global demand has remained unchanged throughout the past 12 months, US consumers are importing more goods and driving the massive growth in demand.

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