Recent Union Pacific train congestion in the Midwest caused temporary refusal of new ocean shipments out of the West Coast, causing shipping stalls and huge price hikes. This means the U.S. supply chain, which was on its way to a course correction after a backlog of pandemic shipments, is now behind yet again. The average price to ship a 40-foot container via barge ship is now up 333% compared to the same time last year. Sea-Intelligence also cited that in May only 39% of container ships around the world arrived to port on time. Get more price increase details.