Read the recent article regarding the container ships in Long Beach Harbor. http

Read the recent article regarding the container ships in Long Beach Harbor.
https://news.sky.com/story/california-more-than-70-cargo-ships-queue-outside-los-angeles-and-long-beach-ports-amid-surge-in-us-imports-12414284 (Links to an external site.)
Discuss on this page:
What was the “root cause” of the back up? To determine root cause, ask yourself what caused the stated problem i.e. Lack of drivers and trucks.
Keep asking why until you arrive at the true root cause. Share your thought process.
How long will this last?
What effect will this have on longer term availability and/or pricing of goods?
Should we be so dependent on foreign goods?

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