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Long Beach and LA Port Congestion from Journal of Commerce.

The busiest U.S. port complex, Los Angeles-Long Beach, which handles more than 14 million 20-foot container units of cargo each year, is experiencing its worst congestion in 10 years. Although every port stakeholder seems to have its own idea as to the root cause of the gridlock, the truth is that many developments contribute to the problem, and every participant in the supply chain will have to move beyond its parochial interests and do its part to bring about a solution.