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The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are on the frontlines of the shipping crisis

Yahoo News – We chartered a boat with a logistics expert to look at port congestion up close and saw how American greed is leading to shortages and empty shelves…The combined Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are the largest on the West Coast and among the closest to Asia, making them the ideal destination for the behemoth container ships that once offered timely and cost-effective ocean shipping…”I blame 150 years of supply chain optimization,” Nathan Strang, Flexport’s director of ocean trade lane management, told Insider of why ships are still steaming towards Los Angeles and Long Beach. “It’s a sign of their success, that’s causing the congestion.”

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