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E-Commerce Triggering Need For Distribution Centers Near Port Houston

Posted by Chris Virk-Brown on November 10, 2020 at 10:44 AM

More online shopping trends mean more goods moving across Port Houston’s docks, and the need for additional space to store that cargo. Thus, we are seeing distribution centers in the Port Houston region being built to keep up with demand.

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Topics: imports, exports, general cargo, freight, refrigerated cargo, business development, containers

Chinese Grain Importers Visit Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on July 24, 2018 at 3:25 PM

Port Houston welcomed a group of sorghum buyers from China at the Bayport Container Terminal for a tour in conjunction with the Sorghum Checkoff and the U.S. Grains Council July 19.

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Topics: Houston, trade, imports, Texas, grain

Seamax Greenwich Calls at Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on July 5, 2018 at 8:15 AM

Port Houston was recently added as a port of call for MSC’s existing Indus Service that serves the U.S., India and the Middle East via the Suez Canal.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, imports, shipping, cargo, containers

Port Houston Hosts Perishables Summit

Posted by Port Houston on February 15, 2018 at 1:05 PM

Port Houston hosted a Perishables Summit Feb. 14-15 at the port’s executive building. The meeting was a platform to engage with exporters, growers and industries involved with the perishables trade focusing on imports of fruits and vegetables.

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Topics: ports, Houston, trade, imports, perishables

Port Houston Hosts Steel Roundtable

Posted by Port Houston on October 5, 2017 at 1:14 PM

Port Houston hosted a Steel Roundtable event with over 40 participants, including steel traders, manufacturers and other industry partners Sept. 28 at the port’s executive building.

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Topics: ports, Houston, imports, steel, cargo, breakbulk

PORT HOUSTON FOREIGN TRADE ZONE CONFERENCE DRAWS BUSINESSES

Posted by Port Houston on September 7, 2017 at 3:47 PM

More than 100 attendees learned the benefits, costs, best practices and processes of operating business in a foreign trade zone at Port Houston’s foreign trade zone conference August 24.

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Topics: Houston, FTZ, trade, imports, exports

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