Empty containers become a focal point in push to ease Los Angeles port congestion

Shipping lines and marine terminal operators are being encouraged to receive as many empties as possible to make space for loaded cargo.

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Port of Vancouver rail service could resume next week as backlog hits supply chain

Rail service at the Port of Vancouver could resume next week as CN and Canadian Pacific crews worked to repair sections of their networks hit by the devastating floods and landslides in British Columbia while impacts continued to strain the supply chain. 

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Global food prices to stay high on labor crunch, Cargill CEO says

Food prices will likely stay elevated in 2022 as disruptions to the global supply chain are set to persist, according to the head of Cargill Inc., who highlighted labor shortages as one of the biggest risks facing the industry.

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How the infrastructure deal could change supply chains

Biden’s signature paves the way for $17 billion in port infrastructure and $25 billion for airports. Here’s what trade associations are saying.

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Peak season over: Container-ship arrivals in Southern California fall

Amid all the headlines on consumer demand, imports to America’s primary container gateway — the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — have sunk back to pre-COVID levels, not only due to congestion stranding massive amounts of cargo offshore, but also due to a pullback in ship arrivals that’s being obscured by the congestion story.

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