Shift in U.S. Supply Chain: East Coast vs. West Coast
March 3, 2023
The pandemic has disrupted global supply chains, impacting economies and societies worldwide. The U.S. has been particularly affected, with changes in operations and logistics at the nation’s ports having significant ripple effects across the entire supply chain. As the country moves forward post-pandemic, it’s clear that the U.S. supply chain landscape has undergone significant and possibly permanent changes, with more and more importers opting for East Coast ports instead of the once-dominant West Coast. Why are shippers and cargo carriers making this change and what can businesses do to adapt to the new landscape to remain competitive?