Port of Oakland partners with USDA

Port of Oakland officials predicted in early February a resurgence of agricultural exports through the port following announcement of a partnership with the federal government. The port said it’s working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to clear bottlenecks impeding outbound shipments.The problem: the global shipping logjam created dockside congestion of empty containers that’s affecting the transport of Oakland exports. The solution: a temporary 22-acre waterfront “pop-up” yard dedicated ... [+]

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