West Coast Chassis Pool Challenges at Ports of LA and Long Beach

West Coast and California Logistics

most notably the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – are experiencing severe backups due to increased import activity after the initial pandemic-related slowdown of 2020. As we examined in our recent blog post on port congestion , ports across the U.S.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 2, 2021)

Talking Logistics

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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. Fortunately for shippers, enhancements are in place to speed container drayage in Los Angeles and Long Beach now and in the future.

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. This price tag can be greatly reduced, however, by partnering with a third-party logistics provider (3PL) that specializes in overweight container logistics.

Industry Insights: As the Holiday Season Arrives, Constraints at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Ports Tighten Even More

NFI

As the country heads into the holiday peak season, gridlock at the LA/LB port complex continues. Struggles with delayed vessel arrivals, congestion, labor availability, chassis shortages, and appointment system shortcomings continue to hamper the flow of containers.

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. There have been numerous articles published on this topic in various trade journals showing how almost everyone in the supply chain is being impacted by this congestion. The Federal Maritime Commission hosted a few open forums to discuss this situation.

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. Situated within the Overweight Corridor, this new facility will handle Los Angeles and Long Beach port drayage, as well as transloading, and weight reduction for overweight loads to make them compliant with California highway regulations.

NFI Leads the Inauguration Ceremony Procession Celebrating the New Port of Long Beach Bridge

NFI

The Port of Long Beach celebrated the completion of its new, state-of-the-art bridge opening Monday, October 5, 2020.

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. ocean containers -- all while offering easy access to a vast land transportation network and huge consumer market. Logistics Outsourcing eCommerce Fulfillment Top Fulfillment Locations

‘March madness’ at LA port amid ‘once in a lifetime’ surge

The Supply Chain Journal

There have been a lot of headlines about the “parking lot” of container ships at anchor in San Pedro Bay , awaiting berths in Los Angeles and Long Beach. Rail data is showing a highly unusual shift in westbound volumes to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Import gains at top US container gateways go ballistic

The Supply Chain Journal

Looking at individual ports, trailing three-month volumes rose the most in Los Angeles (+48.1%), followed by Long Beach (+44.5%), Savannah, Georgia (+32.8) The import stats at U.S. ports just went ballistic. Year-on-year (y/y) gains skyrocketed for two reasons.

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

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. Together with the nearby Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach handles more than a third of all ocean containers that arrive in the United States.

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. Long Beach managed to continuing an upwards trend, posting a modest 7.9% Long Beach, though catching up faster to year-to-date totals, has still handled.3%

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 […]. Recent massive strikes among dockworkers on the California coast brought the reality of supply chain continuity planning to the forefront once again for global businesses.

A Look at the Southern California Supply-Chain ‘Meltdown’

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, along with supporting distribution facilities and infrastructure in the area, are suffering from severe congestion. What’s the cause — and the solution

3 Capabilities You Need Now to Address Supply Variability

Logility

What do the port of Long Beach, California and the Suez Canal have in common? Water is one obvious answer to that question, but a supply chain professional might say, “recent headline-grabbing sources of supply variability that have disrupted global supply networks.”

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

Inland Empire Logistics: 2018 Outlook

Kane is Able

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

Ship overweight to combat high container shipping rates

West Coast and California Logistics

Record-breaking shipping volumes into the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue into Q2 and show no sign of letting up. This has contributed to container shortages and extremely high container shipping rates.

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

Podcast | A Look at the Southern California Supply-Chain ‘Meltdown’

Supply Chain Brain

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, along with supporting distribution facilities and infrastructure in the area, are suffering from severe congestion.

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 […].

Happening Now: Video shows scope of West Coast port congestion

West Coast and California Logistics

Congestion issues at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are still creating a mess for trans-Pacific importers. In our new segment, “Happening Now,” we share timely industry articles to keep our readers up to speed on important logistics news.

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

Where Has All the Ocean Capacity Gone and How Will We Get It Back?

Talking Logistics

Look out over the waters surrounding the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which combined for a throughput of more than 17.3 The long line of vessels sitting in the water, waiting to unburden their bellies of ocean containers is an ongoing story.

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. When the mediators’ chairs cool following a labor settlement, the Port of Long Beach will still struggle with the instantaneous capacity and unloading of megaships. Action: Expect the issues in the west coast Port of Long Beach to linger.

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

US port congestion driving long-term changes to trade routes

EFT

The impact of the pandemic and deteriorating China-US relations have highlighted a lack of capacity at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which are typically the ports of entry for goods destined for the US Midwest.

This Week in Logistics News (March 27 – April 3)

Logistics Viewpoints

But this isn’t regular, run-of-mill congestion; earlier this week 24 container ships were anchored off the coast waiting for space at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Spring brings about a plethora of annual traditions.