US ports to begin fining shippers for container delays

Long Beach truck terminal

California container ports accelerate ship unloading, but now running out of room as offloaded containers awaiting trucks clog the docks

Less than a month after accelerating ship unloading operations in a bid to ease supply chain constraints in the US, the Los Angeles and Long Beach container ports in southern California have moved to begin fining shipping companies which do not promptly remove offloaded containers from their facilities.

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