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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

Texas Farm Bureau Members Visit Port Houston

Posted by Port Houston on February 6, 2018 at 7:48 AM

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Port Houston hosted the Texas Farm Bureau Ag Lead XIII members during their Southeast Texas session at the Bayport and Barbours Cut container terminals for a visit and tour.

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Topics: Houston, exports, Texas, grain, agriculture, cotton

Port Houston's Synthetic Resin Symposium Focuses On Supply Chain

Posted by Port Houston on January 24, 2018 at 3:06 PM

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Nearly 280 beneficial cargo owners, shippers, ocean carriers, and logistics providers attended Port Houston’s third annual Synthetic Resin Symposium Conference Jan 23. Resins are a solid plastic substance used to make many of our daily consumer products such as bags, cups, car parts and toys.

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Topics: maritime, Houston, exports, containers, plastics, resins

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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