Christmas may be a week away, but US ports are just now receiving containers loaded with goods that were ordered for Halloween.

The volume of containers marked “holiday” arriving during and after Thanksgiving week is up roughly 50% over last year, according to logistics data from ImportGenius analyzed by American Shipper. The numbers indicate delays in a process that is usually much further along before Black Friday.

“What’s different about this year is that Christmas merchandise is still on its way,” Noah Hoffman, the VP of ground transportation for C.H. Robinson, said, according to American Shipper.

“Believe it or not, Halloween costumes are still coming through the ports. That’s how backed up things still are,” he said.

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