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Why Are Sailing Options Different for U.S. Exports?


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Sailings are often slower out of the United States -- the ships are picking up a lot of empty containers, and they call more ports to maximize the utilization of the vessel. 

This results in fewer departures and longer transit times, but on the bright side, it means that space is easy to secure.

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