Fast Company

18 December 2014

The labor strike at San Diego's port caused retailers to scramble to restock ahead of the holiday season, in turn, putting new pressure on domestic shippers. Given that 25% of retailers say they will guarantee Christmas delivery for orders placed one to three days before the holiday, a rise of 17% over last year, as detailed in Kurt Salmon’s 2014 Shipping Study, Fast Company takes a look at how the timing of this strike is more problematic than ever.

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