White house suggestions to reduce supply chain congestion

An article in the Wall Street Journal (February 24, 2022), titled “White House Lays Out Broad Changes to Address Supply-Chain Shortfalls” , describes several initiatives short, medium and long term,to deal with global container flows. In the short run, eliminating the existing rule that prevents overtime payments for drivers, to increase truck availability. In the medium term, adjusting global containers to accommodate US domestic container sizes. In the long term, increase the number of US ports who can handle the larger ships. How should the cost to implement these changes be allocated back to
beneficiaries, a shared tax or other? Will reducing the cost to import slow reshoring of manufacturing ?

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