The Panama Canal expands in 2016, allowing for more and larger (post-Panamax) ships to make the passage from East Asia to the United States. In 2015, the Boston Consulting Group and C.H. Robinson evaluated how shippers, carriers, and infrastructure operators will need to respond to the changing logistics environment. The study concluded that while the West Coast will always be the fastest option for this trade, the East Coast will become a competitive option for many shippers within the battleground region.
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