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'The Why?' - You MAY Have Noticed a Shortage of Some Products

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posted on Feb, 12 2015 @ 11:27 AM
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The four-day cutback is the latest in a series of work reductions.

Unloading of ships at night at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports was stopped last month. The employer group said terminals were so overcrowded that they needed to focus on moving containers off the docks, without adding new cargo to the mix. Ship unloading was also temporary stopped last weekend.

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"The slowdowns need to end. The brinkmanship needs to stop," said Jonathan Gold, vice president for Supply Chain at the National Retail Federation, which Wednesday called on President Obama to intervene. "This stalemate is hurting American businesses, their employees and consumers."
Work at West Coast ports to scale back for 4 days

Further Reading: West Coast Labor Dispute

AND

What It Looks Like ... (Aerial-Views)

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OPINION: Anticipating ... Massive-Surpluses.

( and a 'bigtime' example' of ... 'how does stuff get out-whack?' )
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edit on 12-2-2015 by FarleyWayne because: (no reason given)




posted on Feb, 12 2015 @ 11:33 AM
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I work for an Agriculture company in Japan. I can confirm these reports. We recently had to find another seller for a shipment of beef we were expecting from Texas.



posted on Feb, 12 2015 @ 12:09 PM
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a reply to: FarleyWayne

Obviously, it is to due to anthropomorphic global warming, the Republicans and the CIA.

When will they stop?


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posted on Feb, 12 2015 @ 12:42 PM
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Just wait until Mexico builds a port facility.
Can you say unemployed Americans? Massive wage cuts?



posted on Feb, 12 2015 @ 12:52 PM
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a reply to: FarleyWayne

The labor dispute is the crazy one to me. Billions of $ worth of goods going bad because of millions of $ of increase in pay asked for.



posted on Feb, 12 2015 @ 01:13 PM
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originally posted by: samkent
Just wait until Mexico builds a port facility.
Can you say unemployed Americans? Massive wage cuts?


Shhhhh !!!!!!!!

That's the plan.




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