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Biden creates Presidential Emergency Board to tackle US logistics conflict

Effective Monday, US President Joe Biden has established a Presidential Emergency Board with the aim of resolving the current strife between railway companies and labor unions. The conflict prompts bottlenecks in container ports.

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Effective July 18, US President Joe Biden has created a Presidential Emergency Board, which will seek to loosen the two-year-old strife in US supply chains between railway companies and labor unions.

The same conflict is affecting container ports, which are packed with unclaimed boxes.

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