Transport Topics: Nation’s Ports Set Records, but Concerns Heighten Over Tariffs
Englander Knabe & Allen senior vice president Alex Cherin is quoted in a recent Transport Topics article entitled, “Nation’s Ports Set Records, but Concerns Heighten Over Tariffs”:
One trucking official said while some have suggested fear of tariffs is helping to lift recent port volume, he believes the results are more business-driven.
“It has been a pretty consistent climb over the last few years in terms of volumes,” Alex Cherin, executive director of the California Trucking Association’s Intermodal Carriers Conference, told Transport Topics. “There has been a little bit of rumbling [that] the tariff issue will impact some of the volume coming into the West Coast because that is predominantly Chinese-originated cargo, but we haven’t seen that just yet. By all other indications it’s full steam ahead.”