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The port of New York and New Jersey is expected to re-open today after a two-day closure  triggered by the winter storm, Juno. The terminals have warned that there will be congestion and delays as there is a backlog of containers and that truckers cannot queue on the road. For the latest updates, go to Inchcape Shipping’s website. A perhaps more interesting angle on the east coast storms comes from supply chain specialist Kevin O’Marah in Forbes, who notes that weather patterns can provide an opportunity for local bricks and mortar retailers to gain an advantage over their online rivals. Consumer demand is predictable, so why not benefit, he argues.

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