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October 12, 2021

Crowded Port REPRINTED FROM THE NY TIMES SAVANNAH, Ga. — By Peter S. GoodmanPhotographs by Erin SchaffPublished Oct. 10, 2021–Updated Oct. 12, 2021, 10:57 a.m. ET   Like toy blocks hurled from the heavens, nearly 80,000 shipping containers are stacked in various…

September 20, 2021

WCBS NewsRadio New York WCBS NewsRadio: Click here to view the video: Small businesses are struggling to handle new financial pressures as the COVID-19 pandemic extends into its 18th month. Hicksville-based Econoco Corporation, which supplies store fixtures and displays to retailers, is now facing…

Shortage of Containers Dear Friends, When I wrote to you in February and explained the effects of a huge demand in the U.S. for consumer products manufactured in China, we had indications that the situation would subside by the end of summer. …

If shippers think they have been having issues, it is likely to get a whole lot more challenging over the next couple of months. What is not being reported is that many of the Chinese producers do not…

February 11, 2021

Retail Awaits Biden’s Posture on Tariffs, Trade Apparel retailers want to see the new administration roll back tariffs on Chinese imports, though they have yet to see signs it will. BY SINDHU SUNDAR  The Biden administration has indicated in its early…

WASHINGTON — American imports from China are surging as the year draws to a close, fueled by stay-at-home shoppers who are snapping up Chinese-made furniture and appliances, along with Barbie Dream Houses and bicycles for the holidays. The surge…

Meet Mike Ogurkis Mike Ogurkis is Econoco’s Senior Director of Logistics, responsible for managing our primary distribution center in Hazle Township, Pennsylvania.   Mike has led the Econoco staff through the pandemic, following basic CDC guidelines and closely adhering  to Governor Tom Wolf’s mandates for…

July 29, 2020

August 2020, Hicksville, New York Dear Friends, Econoco’s main office as well as its distribution center in Hazleton PA have remained open and operating efficiently throughout the pandemic. We attribute our success in keeping everyone heathy to our close adherence…

covid-19 company update MAY, 2020   Dear Friends, I trust this email finds you healthy and safe.  I writing to you today to provide an update on Econoco's operational status.   Econoco continues to follow the governor's mandates in both the State of New York and…

February 20, 2019

**UPDATE:** President Trump expressed optimism recently about reaching a landmark trade deal with China, but said in an interview that he would consider leaving in place some tariffs on Chinese goods even if the two sides strike an agreement.…

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