Posts Tagged: bottleneck

News

California grapples with port congestion, supply chain kinks

Stacked shipping containers awaiting distribution at the Port of Los Angeles. (Photo: Angel DiBilio, via Shutterstock)

The pandemic economy has catalyzed changes for California businesses and consumers. Take the impacts of the state’s system of ports that connect with the movement of goods to 40 million residents. 

Opinion

Congested ports, crippling the supply chain, need a fix now

Freighters dock off the Southern California coast on a smoggy day. (Photo: Matt Gush, via Shutterstock) Freighters dock off the Southern California coast on a smoggy day. (Photo: Matt Gush, via Shutterstock)

OPINION: California farmers lost an estimated $2.1 billion in export sales between May and September last year due to port congestions, according to a study by UC Davis. Farmers across the state are experiencing fallout from congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, threatening the state’s economic viability.

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