We love our labor just like everyone else. It is how work gets done. And sometimes, you just have to all pull together. And the delays and slowdowns in the many ports, from Seattle to Tacoma, Long Beach to New York, Savanna to Norfolk even affected us. But we got through it:
The production run of the second of our two large orders was completed the first week of February, and went out on Wed the 11th of Feb, 2015. If you ever want an adventure, ship 22 miles of brush to Australia. We did.
Besides aluminum channels, packaging, boxing, and all that filament, then you have to put it in a case that can withstand the rough conditions of the ocean, movement, moisture, all that. And governments require fumigation of timber, so as to not propagate pests or spores from overseas…. There is a good reason why ocean freight forwarding is such a unique specialty.