How Soybeans Can Save Billions in Container Repositioning - Global Trade Magazine
  May 14th, 2019 | Written by

How Soybeans Can Save Billions in Container Repositioning

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  • Many Asian markets have shown a growing preference for containerized shipping of specific goods.
  • Container repositioning offers a solution to the wasted money and time many face.
  • By working to reposition containers, it offers savings as well as opportunity for U.S. farmers.
  • By repositioning containers to back-haul with U.S. soybeans, it works to help alleviate a huge problem in global trade.

Containers are essential to the shipping and trade industry, making shipping more efficient and often faster. However, many containers are left to sit idle due to the trade imbalance in the U.S. Costing the industry billions of dollars a year, vacant containers sit empty and cause congestion at ports.

However, container repositioning offers a solution to the wasted money and time many face. By repositioning containers to back-haul with U.S. soybeans, it works to help alleviate a huge problem in global trade.

This introduces profitability when product flows back and forth and offering opportunity to US farmers. In fact, many Asian markets have shown a growing preference for containerized shipping of specific goods, such as soybeans due to the preservation it offers to fresh goods. By working to reposition containers, it offers savings as well as opportunity for U.S. farmers. Read more at https://www.ilsoy.org/.



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