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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 20: In an aerial view, shipping containers and container ships are seen at the Port of Los Angeles on September 20, 2021 near Los Angeles, California. Amid nationwide record-high demand for imported goods and supply chain issues, the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are currently seeing unprecedented congestion. On September 17, there were a record total of 147 ships, 95 of which were container ships, in the twin ports, which move about 40 percent of all cargo containers entering the U.S. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

‘Shop My Porch’ Founder on Supply Chain Disruptions

The ongoing delays at U.S. shipping ports are making it hard for retailers to keep shelves stocked ahead of the holiday season. Small business owner, Phyllis Hong humanizes this story as her online company called “Shop My Porch” is directly affected by this record back-log of cargo ships.