December 2023

Overweight containers sit at port waiting for logistics export

Drayage for Overweight Shipping Containers

It’s great news when your long-awaited shipping container arrives safely at the port with product ready for the American marketplace! However, it’s bad news when that same overweight shipping container is stuck at either an East Coast or West Coast port depot, waiting for a specialized carrier to support its inland transportation. Meanwhile, your container is now amassing demurrage fees and cutting into your profits. Recently, an American retailer had 5 heavy shipping containers at an East Coast port, the Port of Baltimore, without a drayage solution to bring their products inland to a distribution center in York, PA. The retailer reached out to PITT OHIO’s …

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