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Crunch at Ports May Mean Crisis for American Farms

It’s just 60 miles from El Dorado Dairy in Ontario, Calif., to the nation’s largest container port in Los Angeles. But the farm is having little luck getting its products […]




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The Biggest Kink in America’s Supply Chain: Not Enough Truckers

Gene Seroka, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, said his port had told the White House in July that about 30 percent of the port’s appointments for […]




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Global Shipping Delays Loom Over Retailers for the Holidays

WASHINGTON — It was 73 days until Christmas, and the clock was ticking down for Catch Co.The Chicago-based fishing company had secured a spot to sell a new product, an […]




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Boris Johnson Promotes Rising Wages Amid Shortages in U.K.

In a country bedeviled by acute shortages of goods and workers, Prime Minister Boris Johnson is portraying the chaos as a source of national revival.Gas stations in Britain have recently […]




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What the Shipping Crisis Looks Like at a U.S. Port

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Like toy blocks hurled from the heavens, nearly 80,000 shipping containers are stacked in various configurations at the Port of Savannah — 50 percent more than usual.The […]




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What America’s Port Crisis Looks Like Up Close

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Like toy blocks hurled from the heavens, nearly 80,000 shipping containers are stacked in various configurations at the Port of Savannah — 50 percent more than usual.The […]




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Beyond Evergrande’s Troubles, a Slowing Chinese Economy

BEIJING — Global markets have watched anxiously as a huge and deeply indebted Chinese property company flirts with default, fearing that any collapse could ripple through the international financial system.China […]




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Chicken, Milkshakes, Candy: Scarce in Britain’s Truck Driver Shortage

Across Britain, a slow-burning problem has ignited into a supply chain crisis in recent weeks as restaurants, supermarkets and food manufacturers warned customers that some popular products may be temporarily […]




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What if Highways Were Electric? Germany Is Testing the Idea.

OBER-RAMSTADT, Germany — On a highway south of Frankfurt recently, Thomas Schmieder maneuvered his Scania tractor-trailer and its load of house paint into the far right lane. Then he flicked […]