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Federal maritime commissioner docks in Utah to talk supply chain issues

A man who spends most of his time in cities with a water view found good reason to make his first official visit to landlocked Utah, hoping to offer some guidance to local business leaders in navigating epic, and ongoing, global shipping and supply chain issues.

But Federal Maritime Commissioner Carl Bentzel also believes Utah can play a crucial role in relieving backups that are driving up the cost of consumer goods, causing deep distress to business owners who rely on import/export flows and could also lead to critical goods, like medical supplies, not getting where they’re needed most…