As supply chains unclog, consumers enjoy (tentative) relief


              The Container ship Cam Cgm Arctic (MT), right, is moored at Maersk APM Terminals Pacific, Pier 400, at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. The supply backlogs of the past two years -- and the delays, shortages and outrageous prices they brought with them -- have improved dramatically since summer.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              The APM Terminals' Pier 400 facility is seen in the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022.  The supply backlogs of the past two years -- and the delays, shortages and outrageous prices they brought with them -- have improved dramatically since summer. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              The Container ship Cam Cgm Arctic (MT) is moored at Maersk APM Terminals Pacific, Pier 400, at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. The supply backlogs of the past two years -- and the delays, shortages and outrageous prices they brought with them -- have improved dramatically since summer.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              The Container ship Cam Cgm Arctic (MT) is moored at Maersk APM Terminals Pacific, Pier 400, at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. The supply backlogs of the past two years -- and the delays, shortages and outrageous prices they brought with them -- have improved dramatically since summer.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              The container ship Ever Libra (TW) is moored at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. The supply backlogs of the past two years -- and the delays, shortages and outrageous prices they brought with them -- have improved dramatically since summer.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              The container ship Ever Libra (TW), right, is moored at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. The supply backlogs of the past two years -- and the delays, shortages and outrageous prices they brought with them -- have improved dramatically since summer.   (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              The Evergreen Shipping docks are seen at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. The supply backlogs of the past two years -- and the delays, shortages and outrageous prices they brought with them -- have improved dramatically since summer.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
            
              The container ship Ever Libra (TW) is moored at the Port of Los Angeles on Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. The supply backlogs of the past two years -- and the delays, shortages and outrageous prices they brought with them -- have improved dramatically since summer.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)