By  on February 19, 2014

WASHINGTON — Retailers are experiencing significant delays in processing cargo at the Port of New York and New Jersey and are growing concerned that the backlog could lead to empty shelves in stores.


The Retail Industry Leaders Association sent a letter to Patrick J. Foye, executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and deputy executive director Deborah L. Gramiccioni, imploring officials to help alleviate the backlog, while outlining a series of initiatives the industry believes will resolve the situation.

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