Auckland International Container Terminal management shut down its operations at the Port of Auckland on Wednesday, with all other marine terminals except OICT shutting down truck access, bringing the port to a near standstill. Freight operators in Oakland, Calif., are bracing for a week-long strike by truckers.
        This week, truckers blocked operations at the third-busiest container port in the western United States, adding new disruptions to already strained U.S. supply chains. And the congestion in the eastern United States and the disruption of transportation in the Mid-American inland continue. . .