The Biden Administration announced Wednesday that the Port of Los Angeles will be joining the Port of Long Beach with 24/7 operations. The announcement comes after months of container shipping bottlenecks, supply chain challenges and unabated consumer demand. Both locations comprise the busiest U.S. container port complex. Estimates of a 22% loss in agricultural sales due to shipping challenges fueled the announcement, which the Administration garnered from a group of stakeholders including large retailers such as WalMart, Samsung, FedEx and UPS, who have also made committments to ease container shipping congestion. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the decision further supports the need for a bipartisan infrastructure bill. Read more on potential supply chain relief.