Supply chain shortage: Port of Oakland offers to help ease cargo ship backlog in Southern California

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While the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach experience a backlog of ships and cargo, the Port of Oakland has room to spare.
EMBED >More News Videos Prices are jumping in large part because container ships are stranded at ports and because unloaded goods are waiting for trucks, leading to mass shortages and delays.

EMBED >More News Videos A shipping container fell over and crushed a car parked in Wilmington as a port backlog creates truck-traffic nightmares in local neighborhoods.

OAKLAND, Calif. -- "We are part of the solution to stabilize the supply chain, so we are talking to ocean carriers to offer relief from the other ports," said Bryan Brandes, Port of Oakland Director of Maritime.Brandes says the port experienced…
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