Congestion bedeviling ports from Los Angeles to Savannah, Georgia

From Seattle Ports Offer Relief for L.A. Bottlenecks (SupplyChainBrain):

The wait to enter the nation’s biggest complex — L.A.-Long Beach — stands at eight days, about triple the average delay in November.

The bottlenecks are the confluence of surging imports, sick longshoremen, COVID-19 workplace limitations, and trucker and equipment shortages. All surely to be complicated by a new menace: harsh winter weather that’s grinding an inland transportation system connected by trucks and trains to a halt.

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