By the time you read this, the largest containership ever to call a U.S. port will have visited the ports of Los Angeles and Oakland. It won't be the last. But will regulation and environmental pressures prevent carriers from developing the infrastructure needed to handle these seagoing behemoths?
Today's fashion industry is obsessed with getting product to store shelves quickly, changing out assortments constantly, and charging rock-bottom prices. But there's a price to be paid for that behavior.