Is it true that the US is facing serious shortages for all commodities?Good luck. Inventory is down everywhere. You might want to try Alstyle, Port (San Mar Brand) and Tultex (TSC Brand). I can tell you just getting the same brand across all sizes is pretty much impossible right now. There are over 150 ships in the ports on the west coast and even when unloaded the containers are sitting for weeks and on top of that now they are being broken into and looted, even when on train cars as the cars are all parked as well in unsecured locations.
Union Pacific railroad said there was a rash of cargo container break-ins as the containers were being hauled by train near downtown Los Angeles, as officials are trying to clear the backlog of cargo at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.www.nbclosangeles.com
Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach to fine firms over container backlog amid global supply chain disruptionThe twin ports said that arriving containers scheduled to be moved by trucks will be allowed to stay for 9 days before fines start accruing.www.usatoday.com