Empties vs. exports highlights precarious balancing act for US supply chain

[caption caption="Empty containers contribute to port congestion by taking up terminal or yard space and eating into chassis supply. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ocean carrier business practices, …

[caption caption="Empty containers contribute to port congestion by taking up terminal or yard space and eating into chassis supply. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com."][/caption]Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ocean carrier business practices, particularly around exports, have come under immense media, government, and industry scrutiny.A recent CNBC story on the volume of empties hauled by...