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Monthly Cargo Imports Hit Record as Retailers Rush Through Tariff Window

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

As companies stepped up the pace to bring merchandise into the country ahead of what was a Jan. 1 threat of a 25 percent increase in tariffs on goods from China–now postponed for 90 days–imports at the major U.S. retail container ports set another new record in October, reaching 2 million containers, according to the…

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