Small retailers brace for shortages amid supply chain issues: "Worrying sign that things are getting worse"

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Walmart, FedEx, and UPS will announce that they are moving to 24/7 operations to help clear the congestion.
President Biden is scheduled to meet with industry executives and port directors on Wednesday to address a supply chain problem that could impact the upcoming holiday season.

Several of the companies and stakeholders that Biden is meeting with, like Walmart, FedEx, and UPS, will announce that they are moving to 24/7 operations to help clear the congestion.

The supply chain issues stem from shipping containers and unloaded ships piling up at ports and a shortage of truck drivers to move products.

Carly McGinnis is the COO of a California-based toy company that is struggling to fulfill some orders because their products are trapped in the Port of Long Beach. McGinnis' team has considered taking drastic measures to retrieve them.

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