‘Ongoing cargo boom’ drives Port of Long Beach’s record April

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Long Beach sailed past the previous April cargo-handling record by more than 118,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). “An Port of Long Beach volume jumps 43.3% Port of Long Beach has best January on record.

Night moves: Long Beach begins trial of extended-hour cargo pickup

The Supply Chain Journal

Total Terminals International is the launch partner for the Port of Long Beach’s new initiative to increase cargo velocity by expanding gate hours for truck pickup. The Port of Long Beach on Friday announced the plan for extended gate hours.

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Peak shipping season in with a roar at Port of Long Beach

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Long Beach reported Thursday that the “peak shipping season started with a roar” and had resulted in its strongest August on record. The number of empty containers moved through the Port of Long Beach was up 19.7% Port of Long Beach volume jumps 43.3%

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Long Beach celebrates 110 years of service

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Long Beach was founded 110 years ago today – June 24, 1911. Today, the Port of Long Beach encompasses more than 7,600 acres of “state-of-the-art cargo terminals, roadways, bridges, rail yards and shipping channels.” Photo: Port of Long Beach).

LA, Long Beach Ports Move Record Cargo Despite Logjams

Supply Chain Brain

The Port of Los Angeles moved record cargo volumes last year amid an import surge at the U.S.’s s biggest container gateway and supply chain snarls brought on by the pandemic

Long Beach Eases Container Rules to Tackle ‘National Emergency’

Supply Chain Brain

Officials in Long Beach, California, relaxed restrictions on storing shipping containers in a bid to ease a bottleneck that’s left nearly 80 vessels waiting offshore to enter the biggest U.S. gateway for ocean freight

Happening Now: Record number of ships in port at L.A./Long Beach

West Coast and California Logistics

As we head into peak season, supply chain congestion at/near the ports of Southern California is only getting worse – especially when it comes to container ship congestion. Happening Now

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.

Long Beach Port Chief: ‘Shop Early’ as Snarls to Last All Year

Supply Chain Brain

Americans should buy their holiday gifts early this year, as the container glut plaguing ports and the supply chain will persist through at least year-end, the head of California’s Port of Long Beach said

L.A., Long Beach to Delay Start of Fee for Lingering Containers

Supply Chain Brain

The $100-per-day fee for containers was put on hold until Nov. 22 because the ports have seen a “significant improvement in clearing import containers” in recent weeks

Singapore, LA and Long Beach Ports and C40 Cities to Establish a Green And Digital Shipping Corridor

Supply Chain Brain

The three ports and C40 Cities will work closely with other stakeholders in the maritime and energy value chains to accelerate the deployment of low- and zero-carbon emission solutions

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.

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.

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.

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (April 1, 2022)

Talking Logistics

News This Week in News Airhouse April Fool's Day Boston Dynamics China clean truck fund COVID-19 driverless cars drones FedEx Google Cloud Keppel Logistics Keppel T&T Port of LA & Long Beach robots Shanghai STG Logistics TECSYS UPS WaymoWelcome to April. The first of April.

Global Supply Chain News on Will New Container Dwell Time Fees Unclog Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Supply Chain Digest

The Key Question as Always is Who will Pay the Potentially Huge New Fees on Top of Existing Charges

Global Supply Chain News on As Container Ship Back Up almost Gone at LA and Long Beach, Rail Yards are becoming Bottleneck

Supply Chain Digest

Ships Awaiting a Berth are Down 90 Percent from Peak, but Rail Yards Now Congested

Happening Now: Ports of L.A. and Long Beach to collect Clean Truck fees

West Coast and California Logistics

As if drayage providers didn’t have enough to content with, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have each announced that they will begin charging Clean Truck Fund Rate fees beginning April 1, 2022.

Global Supply Chain News on Attempt to Operate 24 Hours per Day Floundering at Ports of LA and Long Beach

Supply Chain Digest

Most Nights the One Terminal Operating Overnight Fails to Reach the Minimum 25 Carrier Appointments

Happening Now: Shippers can face container dwell fines at Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

West Coast and California Logistics

and Long Beach, shipping companies will be fined if their containers aren’t moved off-port quickly enough. In an effort to help relieve congestion at the Ports of L.A. Happening Now

Just how many containers of cargo are stuck off California’s coast?

The Supply Chain Journal

With around 70 container ships loaded with cargo now waiting at anchor or drifting off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, how deep of a hole are the terminals actually in? The combined import throughput of both Los Angeles and Long Beach in August was 893,118 TEUs.

Viewpoint: LA empty containers tell a compelling story

The Supply Chain Journal

The rate of empty containers leaving the Port of Long Beach and Port of New York/New Jersey is slightly higher. Charts based on data from Port of LA, Port of Long Beach, Port of NY/NJ. Charts based on data from Port of LA, Port of Long Beach, Port of NY/NJ.

California port pileup shatters record and imports still haven’t peaked

The Supply Chain Journal

French carrier CMA CGM is the latest in a long line of market participants to push back its timeline on normalization. The Marine Exchange data shows that Los Angeles/Long Beach terminals accommodated an average of 28 ships each day this month.

West Coast port crisis caught in infrastructure debate

The Supply Chain Journal

trillion proposal — Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero told lawmakers that a lack of containers, intermodal chassis and on-dock rail capacity has hit an inflection point. Trans-Pacific container rates from Asia to the U.S.

1 month, 1 million-plus containers at Port of LA

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Long Beach and South Carolina Ports Authority last week also reported record Mays. At the neighboring Port of Long Beach, the volume of empty containers in May was up 80.7%

California congestion nears new high, East Coast gridlock worsens

The Supply Chain Journal

1, the Marine Exchange of Southern California reported an all-time-high 40 container ships at anchor in San Pedro Bay, awaiting berths in Los Angeles or Long Beach. Container ships at anchor, drifting and at berth in Los Angeles and Long Beach on Monday (Map: MarineTraffic).

Navigating Port Congestion Challenges at the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach

West Coast and California Logistics

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at one of those ramifications – port congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach – and get you up to speed on what’s happening at the Ports and what, if anything, you can do about it.

Congestion persists at rail terminals servicing imports

The Supply Chain Journal

has reopened a Memphis-area terminal in Arkansas that will receive trains arriving from Pier T at the Port of Long Beach, the company said. Chassis shortages and efforts to dig out containers at rail terminals continue to characterize the rail side of the U.S.

Viewpoint: Here’s the truth behind the 24/7 port operations pledge

The Supply Chain Journal

Only one terminal out of the 12 in San Pedro is operating 24 hours a day — Total Terminals International (TTI) at the Port of Long Beach — and that every-second schedule is only Monday through Thursday, making it a 24/4 situation, not 24/7.

US ports face peak-season ‘gridlock plus’ as anchorages fill

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships at anchor in San Pedro Bay off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach rose back to 30 on July 23. On June 19, the total number of ships in the complex (at berths in Los Angeles and Long Beach, and at anchor) fell to 30.

OceanWaves: Los Angeles port boss lays out congestion-fighting plan

The Supply Chain Journal

And how long could this last? This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ OceanWaves Summit. TOPIC: Port perspective on managing import surge. DETAILS: Ocean carrier arrivals are surging, while the capacity of rail, trucking and warehousing is limited.

Walmart boosting off-peak container processing in LA by up to 50%

The Supply Chain Journal

Big-box retailers including Walmart, along with FedEx and UPS, have detailed plans to expand container operations at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as part of the Biden administration’s efforts to unclog a massive bottleneck at the country’s largest container terminal complex.

Record shattered: 61 container ships stuck waiting off California

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships at anchor or drifting in San Pedro Bay off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has now blown through all previous records and is rising by the day. Marine Exchange data reveals the constraints of the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex.

Los Angeles port braces for Yantian catch-up, peak season combo

The Supply Chain Journal

This mirrors the pattern seen in Long Beach. Loaded import containers to Long Beach declined 20% in June versus May. Chart: American Shipper based on data from ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach.

‘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.

China port congestion falls sharply, trans-Pacific shipping rates retreat

The Supply Chain Journal

It’s a very different story in Los Angeles/Long Beach. 19, when 73 container ships were anchored or drifting off Los Angeles/Long Beach.). Premiums fall, but for how long?

China 83

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Container Wait Times Continue Rising at LA and Long Beach

Supply Chain Digest

Dwell Time Approaching Six Days on Average

Broken records: ‘Historic cargo surge’ still making waves at US ports

The Supply Chain Journal

Port of Long Beach. Wednesday’s announcement from the Port of Long Beach said the United States’ second-busiest port “continued its unprecedented streak of single-month records in May by moving more than 900,000 cargo containers for the first time in its 110-year history.”.

Container ships now piling up at anchorages off China’s ports

The Supply Chain Journal

There are over 60 container ships full of import cargo stuck offshore of Los Angeles and Long Beach, but there are more than double that — 154 as of Friday — waiting to load export cargo off Shanghai and Ningbo in China, according to eeSea, a company that analyzes carrier schedules.