Nebraska Trucking Association Magazine - Nebraska Trucker, Volume 83, Issue 3

The Official Magazine of Nebraska Trucking Association VOLUME 83, NUMBER 3 • 2021 $3.95 VALUE NEBRASKA SUPPLY CHAIN SHINES IN TOUGH ENVIRONMENT U.S. FREIGHT RATES SKYROCKET • Asia to U.S. East Coast rates increased to $9,317/FEU (250% higher than last year). • The Port of Yantian, responsible for 25% China-to-U.S. ocean freight has been operating at 30% capacity. • 5.5% of all ocean capacity is waiting outside a port. As of June 13, 2021 by