Port troubles threaten market-bound product

Slaughter, Powell
October 2002
Furniture/Today;10/7/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the impact of a lockout of dockworkers at the West Coast ports on exhibitors of imported goods in the furniture market. Backlog of ships waiting to unload; Option for Asian-dependent importers; Impact on Standard's container direct customers.


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