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Shipping Backlog Delays Return to Normal

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Shipping Backlog Delays Return to Normal

Shipping Backlog Delays Return to Normal

Shipping Backlog Delays Return to Normal

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Although a federal judge has ordered dockworkers to return to work, NPR's Elaine Korry reports that the lockout created a huge backlog that may continue to cause delivery delays for weeks. While perishable food and produce are in danger of spoiling, retailers may not receive merchandise they expected for the holiday shopping season.