From ship to shore: What's behind the supply chain breakdown at the Port of Long Beach
Just how long is the wait to get containerships into the Port of Long Beach?
President Biden recently announced one move: a deal to keep the port open 24/7.
“This is a big first step in speeding up the movement of materials and goods through our supply chain,” the president said.
But is it the right move?
“From our perspective, we don’t need 24-7 truck gates,” Matt Schrap, CEO of the Harbor Trucking Association, said. “What we need is more thoughtful approach to how those trucks operate when they’re open.”
Matt Schrap, CEO of the Harbor Trucking Association, a coalition of intermodal carriers serving America’s West Coast Ports. (@mattschrap)
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