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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.