Biden’s 24-Hour Port Operation Mandate Has Done Next To Nothing

Biden’s 24-Hour Port Operation Mandate Has Done Next To Nothing


President Biden’s decision to keep the Port of Los Angeles open “24 hours a day, seven days a week” has not made a dent in supply chain bottlenecks troubling businesses and consumers across the country.

During an October meeting attended by shipping officials, union bosses, and various business groups, Biden promised a “90-day sprint” to clear a path for cargo stranded in California ports. However, trucking and warehousing companies have not taken advantage of the move.

The Wall Street Journal reported:

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One terminal at the Port of Long Beach flung open its gates around the clock for truckers in mid-September, from Monday to Thursday. But no trucks showed up, prompting the terminal to tighten the rules. In late September, it said it would open during overnight hours only

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