How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports
AUGUST 25, 2015
percent decline in container volumes from 2014 , while Long Beach reported its best month ever during the same time. The Port of Oakland, on the other hand, posted an increase of 8.7 To get back on track, the Port of Oakland announced that they are hiring 400 more workers to ensure the speed and efficiency to customers. 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.