Transportation snapshot – week 39

Shippers report that rail service and order fulfillment is meeting demand at ports in Vancouver, Prince Rupert and Thunder Bay.

Vessel lineups at Vancouver increased by one to 23 vessels, compared to the historical average of eight to 12. At Prince Rupert, the vessel count increased by two to five, compared to the historical average of two to three.

West Coast unloads at Vancouver and Prince Rupert are eight percent lower than the four-week rolling average and 11 percent lower than the same week last year.

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