Shipping debacle will lead to increased prices long term, Florida Ports Council chair says

It’s really a perfect storm,” Florida Ports Council Chairman Jonathan Daniels told Fox News. “The logistics system itself is not capable, and it was not built to handle the surge that currently we’re going through in the United States.

Daniels, who is also the chief executive of Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, said the supply chain may not see relief until spring.

Cargo ship congestion continuing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as seen here from the Port of LA/Marine Exchange in San Pedro back in September.

Cargo ship congestion continuing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as seen here from the Port of LA/Marine Exchange in San Pedro back in September. (Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Images, lêer)

It’s an overreliance on an Asian market that’s bringing in very low-cost goods, and within that everyone is looking at what kind of profit margin is available,” hy het gesê.

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Port Everglades Director and Florida Ports Chairman Jonathan Daniels.

Port Everglades Director and Florida Ports Chairman Jonathan Daniels.

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