Report profiles the top 25 U.S. ports for containerized imports in 2010 with detailed key metrics

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 3rd, 2011 — Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, announced the release of a report today analyzing the top 25 ports in the United States for containerized imports. This report provides detailed information for each port and compares trends to the previous year as well as sheds light upon potential future developments. Click this link to download the free report or visit

4 Key Insights Found in the Report:

1. Based on TEU volume, 23 of the top 25 ports posted positive growth from 2009 to 2010
2. Los Angeles claimed the top port with 4 million TEUs recorded and a 13% increase over 2009
3. Shanghai is a dominant port partner with 9 of the top 10 U.S. ports
4. The top 10 ports had an average increase of 17.38% from 2009 to 2010

“This report creates a compelling view of the overall U.S. trade economy,” stated Paul Rasmussen, CEO & President of Zepol Corporation. “The detailed information on each port is an essential source of data for port authorities, steamship lines, 3PLs, importers, and suppliers of the United States market.”

The information in this report was derived entirely from Zepol’s trade intelligence tools, TradeIQ™ and TradeView™. Zepol’s tools are available for online access through a variety of subscription options at Annual access to Zepol’s trade data tool subscriptions range from $895 to $9,995 and these subscriptions meet the needs of all importers, suppliers, transportation companies, and government agencies. To view more free trade reports from Zepol, click here.

About Zepol Corporation:

Zepol Corporation is a Minnesota-based company working to provide the most complete and up-to-date trade data to organizations around the world. Zepol provides industry leading trade data tools, TradeIQ™ and TradeView™, for analyzing the United States trade marketplace. TradeIQ™ is an up-to-date U.S. Customs import Bill of Lading database and is available through an online interface. TradeView™ provides access to U.S. Census data to visualize the import and export economy.

Zepol’s user base includes over 1,000 subscribers representing the leaders of every trade related industry. Our customers are the most important players in the international trade community. Users include leading transportation executives, supply chain professionals, competitive intelligence practitioners, and intellectual property attorneys at:

Over 40 of the Fortune 500
4 of the top 10 Port Authorities by Volume
7 of the top 10 Freight Forwarders
2 of the top 3 Fruit Importers
9 of the top 20 Chemical Companies

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