Ports on the West Coast reopened on Monday after being shutdown over the weekend due to labor disputes between dockworkers and employers.
A number of United States ports recently reported that they exceeded shipping volume records in 2014.
A recent winter storm delayed normal shipping procedures.
UPS, FedEx and the United States Postal Service (USPS) are all reporting shipping delays as the result of the recent blizzard that swept across the Northeastern U.S.
A new shipping and delivery app called Roadie has just been released from its beta testing phase and is now active in nine Southeastern states.