DOJ to investigate companies exploiting supply chain snafus

Workers load and unload containers on Oct. 13, 2021, at the Evergreen terminal in the Port of Los Angeles. In California, just before the holidays, dozens of vessels were seen idle off the coast amid supply chain disruptions. (Chuck Bennett/TNS)

The Justice Department announced on Thursday it was launching an initiative to identify companies that are exploiting supply chain disruptions in the U.S. for increased profits in possible violation of antitrust laws.