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Wed Oct 13, 2021, 11:19 AM

Biden, Battling Supply Chain Woes, to Announce Port Will Operate 24/7

WASHINGTON President Biden will announce on Wednesday that the Port of Los Angeles will begin operating around the clock as his administration struggles to relieve growing backlogs in the global supply chains that deliver critical goods to the United States.

Product shortages have frustrated American consumers and businesses and contributed to rising prices that are hurting the president politically. And the problems appear poised to worsen, enduring into late next year or beyond and disrupting shipments of necessities like medications, as well as holiday purchases.

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Meanwhile, the pandemic has shut down factories and slowed production around the world. Port closures, shortages of shipping containers and truck drivers, and pileups in rail and ship yards have led to long transit times and unpredictable deliveries for a wide range of products problems that have only worsened as the holiday season approaches.

Home Depot, Costco and Walmart have taken to chartering their own ships to move products across the Pacific Ocean. On Tuesday, 27 container ships were anchored in the Port of Los Angeles waiting to unload their containers, and the average anchorage time had stretched to more than 11 days. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/13/us/politics/biden-port-los-angeles-supply-chain.html

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Wed Oct 13, 2021, 04:16 PM

1. Joe Biden is on this

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