Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

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Global Supply Chain News on Port Delays at LA and Long Beach, Across the World Cause Logistics Headaches

Supply Chain Digest

Delays at Ports of LA and Long Beach Getting Severe, with Chassis Issues Continuing to Be Key Source of Problems. Cannot Keep Doing This, Sears Exac Says

Global Supply Chain News on Union, West Coast Ports Say they Have Reach Deal on Contentious Chassis Issue, While Long Beach Paper Says Enough is Enough

Supply Chain Digest

Union Did not Want Chassis Repair and Maintenance to be Moved Outside of the Ports

Disappointing April Container Volumes Keep LA and Long Beach In The Red For 2015

Elementum

Ports Of LA and Long Beach Fail To Continue Record Setting Growth. The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles continue to deal with the after-effects of February’s total port shutdowns, reporting mixed container volume growth for April.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Sept. 30, 2017

Supply Chain Digest

Alibaba Investing Big in Logistics Capabilities,Truck Drivers in Run on Less Event Produce Impressive Mileage Levels, Prospects for Global Trade Suddenly Brightening, Terminal Operators in LA and Long Beach Oppose Latest Emissions Proposal

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Oct. 9, 2014

Supply Chain Digest

UPS Asks Retailers to Cut Back Delivery Christmas Commitments, How Should Made in USA be Defined, Delays at Ports of LA and Long Beach a Big Concern, Machines to Eliminate 33 Percent of Jobs by 2025

Inland Empire Logistics: 2018 Outlook

Consumer Goods Logistics

As the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue to experience record-setting growth, the entire Southern California logistics industry is in full “boom” mode. And, it’s not just Los Angeles and Orange Counties that are benefiting. The Inland Empire logistics industry has the room for growth that these counties do not and is poised to continue setting records of its own. Supply Chain Challenges 3PL Outsourcing Fulfillment Warehouse

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Jan. 15, 2015

Supply Chain Digest

Never Again 100 Dollarr Oil, Target Abandons Canada after Just Three Years, at Big Cost, Just One Third of Needed Crane Operators at La and Long Beach, Here Come the Mexican Truckers.Maybe

Three Tough Headlines: What Can We Learn?

Supply Chain Shaman

The ports of Long Beach and LA, representing 40% of port capacity in the United States, are gridlocked. Jon Slangerup, CEO of the Port of Long Beach , made a public statement that this is a new normal. Today is a rainy day in Philadelphia. I am recovering from bronchitis.

Breaking: Federal Mediation Invoked in U.S. West Coast Port Labor Negotiations

Supply Chain Matters

According to various media reports, tensions among the PMA and labor union negotiators escalated substantially on Friday of last week after the PMA announced a move to lower the number of workers unloading cargo ships at both the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles at night. One report indicates that early this week, nine container ships were waiting for unloading berths at either Long Beach or Los Angeles.

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

Unloading at the western ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been an issue for many months. The ships stretch across the horizon two and three-layers deep in Long Beach. Shipping will not return to normal at the west coast ports for a LONG time.

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

Since two of the re-scheduled ships docked in the twin seaports of Los Angeles and Long Beach over the weekend of September 10-11, demand has surged for vans in the L.A. Spot market activity often ramps up in the West during the fall season, but there's added pressure this month.

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Volvo Trucks demonstrates truck-platooning technology (Long Beach Post Telegram). Moving on to trucking news, a platooning demonstration was conducted this week at Long Beach. It’s snowing outside. My boys have their first baseball games in two weeks.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

Descartes Systems Group : Evolution 2017 , March 28-30, West Palm Beach, FL. 17th TPM Annual Conference , February 26 – March 1, Long Beach, CA.

Update on Pending U.S. West Coast Ports Shutdown

Supply Chain Matters

Meanwhile, the LA Times cites a report from the marine Exchange of Southern California as indicating that as of Sunday morning, there were 31 ships anchored off the Long Beach and Los Angeles ports waiting for available unloading berths. Supply Chain Matters provides a brief update to our previous pre-weekend breaking news commentary regarding U.S. West Coast reports approaching potential shutdown.

Not the Jetsons: 10 Use Cases for Cognitive Learning in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Shaman

Unloading a container in Long Beach varies by the season; yet the planning systems have a fixed value. Remember the Jetsons? While the Flintstones chronicled a stone age family with work powered by birds and dinosaurs, the Jetsons symbolized the future.

What’s Behind the Reported Volume Numbers from U.S. West Coast Ports?

Supply Chain Matters

Two of the busiest ports, estimated to represent upwards of 40 percent of container volume in the United States, are the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Both have recently announced their highly anticipated annual operational volume statistics for 2014. By now, most industry supply chains are aware of the significant disruption and gridlock conditions that occurred at these ports in the latter-half of 2014 that have cascaded to other supply chain dimensions.

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

Those same words were said when the ports were shut down for 10 days in 2002 , and again in December 2012 when 600 clerks went on strike , shutting down the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach for 8 days. Long Beach is the highest-ranked port in the United States (20th in the world) with a berth productivity of 88, compared to 130 for Tianjin (China), 104 for Shanghai, 86 for Rotterdam (Netherlands), 78 for New York-New Jersey, and 71 for Charleston (South Carolina).

Ocean Freight Routing Terms Explained

Material Handling & Logistics

This term is used to describe an intermodal freight service that utilizes ocean and truck or rail to transport to another port location, for example, a shipment coming from Shanghai to New York via Long Beach. Knowing the best way to route your shipment can save you headaches and money.

Toyota Puts Zero Emission Fuel-Cell Semi Truck to Test at The Port of Los Angeles

Supply Chain 24/7

Picture the 710 Freeway heading south, bumper-to-bumper semis hauling cargo to and from the bustling Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, now imagine those trucks are moving that cargo, quietly, quickly and without producing any emissions, Toyota is working to make this vision a reality

Severe Congestion and Paralysis Among U.S. West Coast Ports- Supply Chain Matters Update Four

Supply Chain Matters

West Coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Supply Chain Matters highlighted that conditions on the ground were not showing any signs of improvement. In last week’s Update Three commentary regarding the current crisis involving the near paralysis among the U.S. As this week draws to a close, the situation appears to be deteriorating even more, and now involves clear impacts and continued disruption for both U.S. exports as well as imports.

Behind the $5 billion dollars in logistics technology investments

Freightos

At JOC ’s TPM in Long Beach last month, no less than fifteen sessions featured technology, digitalization, and freight future-proofing. Behind the $5 billion dollars in logistics technology investments. By Eytan Buchman, Head of Marketing, Freightos.

Potential West Coast Port Disruption Raises Questions on Impacts to Upcoming Peak Shipping Period

Supply Chain Matters

News Editor Jeff Berman makes note that inbound container shipments destined for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together account for upwards of 40 percent of incoming U.S. A commentary posted on Logistics Management makes the observation that the threat U.S. West Coast port disruptions as a result of current ongoing labor union contract negotiations raises an open question as to “peak shipping season” this year.

Lingering Concerns Regarding U.S. West Coast Port Disruptions- The Implication of Shifting Trends Provide High Stakes

Supply Chain Matters

The Associated Press reports that this week, 120 independent truck drivers that have been involved in an ongoing labor dispute with three trucking companies serving the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began their own labor stoppage. As noted in an earlier Supply Chain Matters commentary, manufacturing and retail focused transportation and logistics teams remain concerned about a potential disruption across U.S.

How to Plan for Common Disruptors in Ocean Freight

Talking Logistics

This is a week-long celebration in China. In 2014, a port strike at Los Angeles-Long Beach caused severe congestion and freight delays. Peak season for ocean freight shipping is underway. Which means that, as it does every year at this time, space is about to get very tight.

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Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

Other ports that bear foreign fruit include East Coast docks at Philadelphia/Wilmington, and NY/Newark, as well as Los Angeles/Long Beach, the largest port complex in North America. There is a shift underway right now in the refrigerated freight segment. Two main factors are involved.

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

Transportfolio

With close proximity to the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, a top 50 global port that gets a significant amount of freight from Asia Pacific, C.H. Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

Descartes Systems Group : Evolution 2018 , March 6-8, West Palm Beach, FL. SMC3 : Jump Start 2018 , January 22-24, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2018 , TBA (2017: June 26-28, Palm Beach, FL). 18th TPM Annual Conference , March 4-7, Long Beach, CA. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S.,

Case Study: How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend

Transportfolio

Generac has reduced containerized freight from LA Long Beach to Whitewater, WI by 33% and saved multimillions of dollars on its global freight spend. How Generac Power Systems Cut Millions from Its Global Transportation Spend | Transportfolio.

Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival

Freightos

Supply and demand on US-China exports, combined with historically low freight prices, meant that, shipping a 40′ foot container from the Port of Long Beach to the Port of Shenzhen costs less than the price of a mid-range MacBook. Why Singles Day Will Become A US Sales Festival.

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

Transportfolio

With close proximity to the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, a top 50 global port that gets a significant amount of freight from Asia Pacific, C.H. Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload.

Canadian Ports: A Fast Lane for Asia-U.S. Imports?

Talking Logistics

There was the infamous 11-day shutdown in 2002 , and just two years ago, 800 clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach went on strike , shutting down the ports for eight days and costing the region’s economy about $8 billion. While the delays at the U.S.

Asia 107

Warehouses Are Full as Holiday Season Commences

Material Handling & Logistics

A TEU is one 20-foot-long cargo container or its equivalent. ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach, Oakland, Seattle and Tacoma on the West Coast; New York/New Jersey, Hampton Roads, Charleston, Savannah, Port Everglades and Miami on the East Coast, and Houston on the Gulf Coast.