Cargo ships stuck at LA port a worrying sign for holiday season -CIO

Earlier this month, the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach announced a record 60 container vessels were waiting offshore to unload their goods.

The global supply chain has been reeling due to overwhelming demand for cargo; temporary COVID-19 closures of ports and factories in Asia; shortages of shipping containers and key products like resin and computer chips; and severe weather. Transportation costs have spiked, exacerbating delays and fueling product shortages.

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