- Biden’s government informed through the White House that they had reached an agreement to ease supply chain bottlenecks throughout the United States.
- Walmart, UPS, and FedEx will increase operations to address the issue.
- However, it is feared that the holidays will still be affected by the lack of products.
Faced with the supply chain issues that the US currently faces throughout its territory due to bottlenecks, a situation that was sparked by the pandemic, Biden’s government reported through the White House that they had held a meeting with directors of Walmart, UPS and FedEx to find a way to tackle these issues before December.
President Biden informed that the most important ports in the US will remain fully operational from Monday to Sunday. According to EFE, President Joe Biden had a meeting with the leaders of the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, places through which 40% of containers enter the country, as well as with members of the warehouse and stevedoring unions, and with managers of multinational companies.
The White House works on a plan for Walmart, UPS and FedEx to ‘normalize’ supplies
As a result of this meeting, the decision was made that the port of Los Angeles work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and this was reported by Joe Biden: “After weeks of negotiation and work with my team and the main unions of cargo carriers, the port of Los Angeles announced today that it will begin to operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ”said the president.
It should be noted that the port of Long Beach has been working 7 days a week 24 hours for a few days, and with this measure also in Los Angeles the crisis is expected due to the shortage of certain supplies in the main stores of the country, slow down.
The supply shortage is a problem that Walmart, UPS, FedEx have faced with demand saturations
The problem with the ports is that, according to EFE, both have been facing saturation congestion for a long time due to lack of personnel and electronic commerce, since there are only 60 people in charge of anchoring and loading while waiting to unload the goods, which delays everything the process of getting products to store shelves.
The measure reported by the White House is in accordance with the needs of the country, because according to Joe Biden’s words, several nations already operate in their ports under these circumstances of working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and thus meet the needs of the population. as for the stores and their supply.
The White House reaches an agreement with Walmart, FedEx and UPS for the supply of products
Before the agreement signed and reported now by the White House, these US ports worked only from Monday to Friday, closing at night, so traffic accumulated, in addition to the pandemic causing panic purchases and people leaving empty shelves in stores.
“The announcement we made today has the task of changing the rules of the game, it is a great first step change and the private sector and we have to do it”, were part of the words of Joe Biden before the agreement reached with Walmart, UPS and FedEx.
Walmart, UPS, FedEx will have to modify their hours too
Does the agreement with the companies also imply big changes in chains such as Walmart, FedEx and UPS? According to the White House, these organizations will have to extend their delivery and delivery schedules to the demands of their clients, to solve supply problems.
And it is that several small merchants complained that they could no longer supply their products under the argument that large chains such as Walmart did not have them in stock or that companies such as FedEx and UPS did not deliver them in a timely manner, so that were slow to offer them to their customers.
Is Christmas in danger? Walmart, FedEx and UPS get ready
Although the White House plan is to solve everything before Thanksgiving, it is beginning to fear that several US consumers may not have in their pantry, certain products that they are used to buying during the Christmas holidays due to the shortage in the supplies.
Gifts in jeopardy? The spokeswoman for Joe Biden’s office, the official Jen Psaki, had to admit that it is not ensured that all people have access to Christmas gifts and certain products, as they normally did: “We can use federal resources to reduce delays”, assured.
Walmart bad news shoppers: The bad news from Walmart
A SAD NEWS FOR BUYERS. The corporate from Walmart, announced bad news to loyal shoppers due to persistent problems at the company. According to the announcement, it was decided that this year it would discard the famous section program that it has implemented.
They released the news, announcing that they want to end the program before the Christmas season arrives and the popular box system is one of the most demanded in stores. Although, not everything is bad, it was reported that in the coming months Walmart will implement the financing option “buy now, pay later”.
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In accordance with Fox 59, Walmart recently announced that the company is scrapping its layaway plan just before the holiday shopping season and is instead switching to a “Buy now, pay later” in association with the Affirm loan company.
That news caused a surprise on social networks, where users have spoken out against that novelty. Buyers at Walmart have mentioned that it is about ‘democracy in the United States’ and at the same time, saying that it is a ‘punishment’ for being poor and not being able to afford the new system that the corporate will implement. Filed Under: Walmart Bad Shoppers News
Walmart Bad News Shoppers: “Shopping Habits Have Changed”
In the United States, people took advantage of the ‘layaway’ program and it was one of the most popular in corporate, so their clients have been outraged at the new system they want to implement in the coming months; while Walmart mentioned that it is a good opportunity for its buyers.
The media outlet announced that the company, which recorded a total revenue of $ 559 billion in 2020, says that this alternative to a separate plan or layaway, allows customers to buy products immediately and pay over time. So they would not have to worry about this new change. Filed Under: Walmart UPS, FedEx, White House Supplies.
Walmart Bad News Buyers: “Good Solutions for Our Customers”
The chain’s spokesman expressed in a press release about the new changes that will take place in the branches on the section system that had been in place for many years and that benefited thousands of families. He mentioned that it is a new financial option that is designed for the needs of his clients.
“We have learned a lot in the past year as the needs and buying habits of our customers have changed,” says the press release that the media shared, about the ‘bad’ news that Walmart expressed months after starting the holiday season. Filed Under: Walmart UPS, FedEx, White House Supplies.
Walmart Bad News Shoppers: What Items Go Into This New Plan?
In the press release, it is read that they had already begun to eliminate the sections in most stores in the United States, but wanted to keep the section on jewelry items in certain stores. For this reason, they decided to access a new payment section that will help customers to have better options.
“This past holiday season, we removed seasonal items from most of our stores, with the exception of select jewelry items in select stores, and based on what we learned, we are confident that our payment options provide the right solutions for our customers. customers, ”the press release reads. Filed Under: Walmart UPS, FedEx, White House Supplies.