New Enhancements Aim to Speed Container Drayage at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports

West Coast and California Logistics

If you’ve been following operations at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in recent years, the trend looks something like this: the Ports continually break new volume records, truck turn times remain high, and officials vow to speed things up.

Overweight Container Logistics at the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

West Coast and California Logistics

Shipping containers across the ocean to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is a big job with a big impact on your company’s supply chain. It can also come with a big price tag, especially when you’re dealing with overweight containers.

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Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

CH Robinson 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.

Weber Opens New Long Beach Drayage Facility

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics has opened a new port drayage facility in Long Beach, CA, less than 1 mile from the port.

Why Fulfill Orders from a Long Beach Warehouse?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

When people say the Port of Long Beach is long on logistics advantages, they’re not exaggerating. Together with the Port of Los Angeles, this busy international gateway handles approximately 40% of all inbound U.S.

West Coast Importers: ‘Tis The Season To Consider Long Beach Warehouse Space

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Any way you look at it, for companies that import containers into the Port of Long Beach, there’s a lot to love about this busy international gateway – and its nearby distribution centers.

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 Chain News on Will Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks be the Answer in the End

Supply Chain Digest

Maybe Yes, Maybe No, as Toyota Expands Pilot at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Importing Into LA: 5 Cost-Saving Tips for Shippers

West Coast and California Logistics

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are the busiest ports in the U.S., If you are importing into LA or Long Beach, here are 5 tips that can save you time, money, and quite a few headaches. handling over $450 billion worth of goods each year. This kind of volume leads to congestion that can really slow down your supply chain, and your cash cycle. Southern California Ports Port Logistics

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

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

Cargo Surge Leads to Congestion at Southern California Ports

American Global Logistics

Supply Chain Dive —Dive Brief: • An import surge across the country — led by a rush to bring in product before Chinese New Year and a scheduled tariff increase on March 2 — is leading to congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, according to a customer advisory sent by American Global […].

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.

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

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

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).

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.

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.

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.

How Global Pandemics Impact Shipping

Intelligent Audit

In the first quarter of 2020, containership operators have already canceled 60+ trans-pacific sailings to the ports of LA and Long Beach. At the very end of 2019, Chinese authorities alerted the World Health Organization of a new virus causing flu-like symptoms in the city of Wuhan.

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.

POLA/POLB Marine Terminal Gates Closure

American Global Logistics

Consequently, no marine terminal gates at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will be operating between 5:00 p.m. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will observe a special stop work meeting for union business on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, starting at 5 p.m. October 3rd through 3:00 a.m. October 4th. The post POLA/POLB Marine Terminal Gates Closure appeared first on AGL. Industry Updates

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.

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.

PierPass Increase Effective August 1

American Global Logistics

Please be advised that the Traffic Mitigation Fee (PierPass) at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will be increased by 1.9 percent beginning August 1, 2019. The incremental fee mirrors the 1.9 percent increase in longshore wage and assessment rates that went into effect on June 29. The TMF will increase from $31.52 to […]. The post PierPass Increase Effective August 1 appeared first on AGL. Industry Updates

Next-Generation Supply Chain Visibility

Talking Logistics

If end-to-end supply chain visibility has been a goal for so long, why has achieving it been so elusive? “It’s He gives the example of a container that is supposed to arrive at Long Beach but actually arrives at Los Angeles. If supply chain and logistics executives were granted one wish to make their work lives easier and more productive, most of them would probably say, “I wish I had end-to-end supply chain visibility.”

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.

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

How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports

Elementum

percent decline in container volumes from 2014 , while Long Beach reported its best month ever during the same time. Now, as traffic from Tianjin slows to a crawl, Long Beach and Los Angeles ports are poised to suffer the most from the decreased volumes. According to data from the first half of 2015, Los Angeles held a 34 percent market share and Long Beach held a 13 percent market share of cargo transport from Tianjin to the U.S.

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