Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

Transportfolio

This will continue to be a challenge as long as the oil price per barrel remains above $70 (USD). The post Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions appeared first on Transportfolio.

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

Supply Chain News on Toyota Ready for Second Real Test of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks at Ports of LA and Long Beach

Supply Chain Digest

Beta Version Increases Range to 300 Miles on a Single Charge of Hydrogen

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.

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

Recent Port Shutdowns Highlight the Advantage of Modeling for Supply Chain Risk Management

Logistics Viewpoints

The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports handle nearly half of the nation’s cargo, and are the main gateway for imports from Asia including automobiles, furniture, clothing, electronic products and […].

Supply Chains that Rock Around the Clock: Everybody's Doing the Locomotion

Inbound Logistics

This story follows the progress of an intermodal container during its three-day, round the clock trip from the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach to a distribution center in Dallas

Cargo Surge Leads to Congestion at Southern California Ports

American Global Logistics

VALUABLE INSIGHTS FROM TPM, 2019

Gravity Supply Chain

I’ve just enjoyed the incredible opportunity of joining over 2,400 attendees at the TPM annual conference , organized by JOC Events, which took place March 3-6 2019 in Long Beach, U.S.A. The post VALUABLE INSIGHTS FROM TPM, 2019 appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. Articles

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.

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

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.

Cargo 339

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Amazon’s Assault on Direct Logistics and Transportation Services Becoming Far More Evident

Supply Chain Matters

destined for the Ports of Long Beach or Seattle, and onward to Amazon customer distribution centers. More evidence surfaces indicating that Amazon is phasing-in integrated logistics and last-mile fulfillment capabilities that will challenge current industry practices.

US Deliveries Hit by Delays as Record Imports Spark West Coast Port Congestion

American Global Logistics

We’re seeing unprecedented levels of cargo,” said Mario Cordero, executive director of Port of Long Beach.

Supply Chain Matters Features This Week in Supply Chain Tech: January 25, 2019 Edition

Supply Chain Matters

This developer has had a primary focus on applications development assisting truck drivers and shippers to have broader visibility and more efficient cargo movements within the largest port facilities in the United States, that being the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Amazon’s Assault on Direct Logistics and Transportation Services Far More Visible

Supply Chain Matters

destined for the Ports of Long Beach or Seattle, and onward to Amazon customer distribution centers. More evidence surfaces indicating that Amazon is phasing-in integrated logistics and last-mile fulfillment capabilities that will challenge current industry practices.

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.

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California.

Trans-Pacific Port Congestion

American Global Logistics

Carriers are reporting heavy congestion at some US ports due to unprecedented volumes being discharged in the period leading up to Chinese New Year, particularly in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Please note the following news concerning trans-Pacific Ocean freight. In some cases, vessels are waiting 2-3 shifts after arriving before labor […]. The post Trans-Pacific Port Congestion appeared first on AGL. Industry Updates

All The News You Need To Know: 8/14-8/17

Aborn and Co.

State Senator Ricardo Lara, who represents the Port of Long Beach, proposed bill, SB 1402, would create a public list of companies that committed labor violations and failed to render payment to truckers. California looks to pass new bill ending trucker misclassification. Retailers who use carriers on the list could then be liable for any

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.

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.

All The News You Need To Know: 7/9-7/13

Aborn and Co.

In the first 5 months of 2018, the Port of Long Beach handled 3.2 Surging imports and freight flow has trucking CEOs “euphoric.” Despite the looming threat of trade tariffs, or perhaps because of them, import traffic is way up. million TEU, a 15% increase. The port of Savannah’s TEU traffic was up 8.3% during

TPM Recap–Is It Finally Time to Embrace Technology to Address Capacity, Transparency and Risk in Ocean Shipping?

Savi

Last week, the Savi Team once again attended the Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) conference in Long Beach, California, but this year the team detected a noticeable shift in the conversation.

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.