UPS, FedEx, Walmart commit to 24/7 hours to alleviate LA port crunch
The White House says the Port of Los Angeles, UPS, FedEx and Walmart will commit to 24/7 work hours to alleviate a supply-chain crunch that threatens to leave presents missing from under Christmas trees.
President Biden’s aides announced the commitments after mounting international shipping delays. As of this week, nearly 100 massive container ships idled off the Los Angeles coastline, unable to unload their goods.
A spike in demand following the end of coronavirus lockdowns combined with people leaving the workforce have led to major disruptions in global shipping lines, causing...