Expanded operations at Port of Los Angeles…

The Biden administration is working with private companies, port officials and unions to keep the Port of Los Angeles running 24/7 in order to reduce the backlog of cargo ships floating in the Pacific, according to administration officials.

Why it matters: With the International Monetary Fund citing supply chain problems as a major factor in cutting global growth projections, the White House is scrambling to address some of the sources of the problem at U.S. ports.

The delays caused by shipping logjams could leave holiday shelves bare, with disruptions affecting everything from retail, to remodeling to rental cars.

















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