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Scary solutions at the West Coast ports? — Freightonomics

Are drastic solutions the way out of port problems?

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On this episode of Freightonomics, Anthony Smith and Zach Strickland are focusing back on the West Coast. They discuss if the scary and drastic tactics being thrown around by officials will actually work to solve underlying congestion issues. 

The two welcome FreightWaves Maritime Expert Henry Byers to the show and he adds his 2 cents about port congestion, increased fees and carriers passing those fees over to other entities. 

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Kaylee Nix

Kaylee Nix is a meteorologist and reporter for FreightWaves. She joined the company in November of 2020 after spending two years as a broadcast meteorologist for a local television channel in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Kaylee graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2018 and immediately made the Tennessee Valley her home. Kaylee creates written summaries of FreightWaves live podcasts and cultivates the social media for FreightWaves TV.