9/9/2013

The $5 billion expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate supersized Post Panamax cargo ships could increase cargo traffic in the East Coast, logistics experts say. The opening of the canal in 2015 should lower the cost of shipments to the East Coast, reduce carbon emissions from logistics activities and increase supply chain flexibility, according to this article. However, the cost of building the necessary infrastructure poses a hurdle for logistics companies, railroads and ports.

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