U.S. urges shippers to expand access
Biden administration officials have month called out overseas cargo shipping companies for not doing enough to mitigate disruptions to U.S. agricultural exports and relieve supply chain disruptions.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg said ocean carriers have made fewer containers available for U.S. agricultural commodities, repeatedly changed return dates and charged unfair fees as they rushed containers back empty.
They urged the carriers to improve service and use available terminal capacity more fully on the West...
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