USA: Supply Chain Bottleneck Hits West Coast Ports
Panic shipping of goods into US Western ports by retailers and manufacturers who feared a possible dockworker strike this summer has instead resulted in a supply chain bottleneck at piers and terminals. So much inventory is now stockpiled that warehouses are full and some retailers and importers are worsening the problem by hoarding the truck chassis used to tow intermodal containers away from the ships.
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