Tariff Threats Place Increased Demands on Warehouse Capacity

To avoid increased duties as a result of higher tariffs, Bloomberg reports that many importers are front-loading shipments of goods from China. These products are then occupying space within warehouse storage facilities for extended periods of time, while they wait for the actual product orders to come in. However, some facilities are reportedly running out of storage space, with the situation only expected to escalate with the impending 10 percent tariff on $300 billion worth of goods from China on September 1.

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