US government brokers deal to ease container port backlogs

Port of Long Beach truck

White House negotiates agreement between shippers, logistics firms and unions to operate California container ports 24/7 in effort to clear crippling logjams

The US government announced on Wednesday that it has helped broker a critical agreement between shippers, logistics firms and unions aimed at easing congestion at US container ports and relieving pressure on both manufacturing and retail supply chains.

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