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

The Supply Chain Journal

How can the Port of Los Angeles dig out with a record number of ships waiting at anchor? SPEAKERS: Gene Seroka, executive director, Port of Los Angeles, and Greg Miller, senior editor, American Shipper and FreightWaves.

Los Angeles 53ers

The Supply Chain Journal

Los Angeles 53ers — Fifty-three foot trailers that is. San Francisco may have the 49ers but the real gold rush is happening 400 miles south at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach where a record-breaking 70-plus container ships sit adrift or at anchor.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Los Angeles announced its best June numbers ever on Wednesday, capping off its best quarter ever. There’s no lull in the action, no half-time intermissions,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Los Angeles is the nation’s busiest!

The Supply Chain Journal

Together, the Port of Los Angeles and the neighboring Port of Long Beach comprise the San Pedro Bay port complex. The Port of Los Angeles markets itself as America’s Port®. The Port of Los Angeles and CMA CGM celebrate the 10-millionth container processed in one year.

Los Angeles port bottlenecks don’t have any short-term fixes.

NC State SCRC

The Los Angeles port has experienced 49% growth since 2020, the biggest increase in nine years based on data compiled by Bloomberg. It has become increasingly obvious recognize that the Los Angeles port is significantly overloaded in terms of its capacity.

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

A Gloomy Future for the Port of Los Angeles?

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

In June 2016, the Panama Canal will double its capacity, and this capacity expansion will undoubtedly reshape the freight flows around the globe, including those transiting through the Port of Los Angeles (click here for a past blog related to this subject). Considered jointly, the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach are the 9 th largest port in the world, handling most goods transiting between China and the United States. [link] /. Guillaume Roels.

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

However, it is feared that a similar situation in Los Angeles will be created if there is significant change in volume to alternate ports. 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.

Weekend of high winds, high heat in Southern California

The Supply Chain Journal

A moderate Santa Ana wind event will develop over much of Los Angeles and Ventura counties beginning Friday morning and continuing into Saturday evening. Interstate 10 from Los Angeles to Santa Monica. Interstate 405 from Los Alamitos to West Los Angeles.

Port of Los Angeles: Disintermediation and Other Risks

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

  The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are vital to the LA economy, not only because they provide a significant number of jobs in the shipping and logistics industries, but also because they give the city itself a competitive edge with regard to shipping times and transportation costs when it comes to operating a global businesses here. Jaimie Conley, Jeremy Fuller, Tucker Herbert, and Felipe Caro.

Port of Los Angeles Introduces ‘The Signal,’ a New Data Tool

Supply Chain Brain

The Port of Los Angeles will begin distributing and publishing key dashboard data from Wabtec’s Port Optimizer so that all supply chain stakeholders have easy access and can use the forward-looking information to better plan and prepare for inbound cargo

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.

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.

Clock ticking for Christmas imports as West Coast congestion mounts

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port Los Angeles — America’s largest container gateway — looks destined to max out this peak season. Every aspect of the supply chain is under scrutiny,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka.

Supply Chain Weekly Wrap-Up 01/08/2020 – 01/14/2020

All Things Supply Chain

Port of Los Angeles Struggles with the Domino Effect of Congested Ports Due to global supply chain issues caused by COVID-19, the Port of Los Angeles is becoming congested.

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How fast can LA clear out its ships?

The Supply Chain Journal

Now that the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have moved to 24/7 operations , pressure is mounting to reduce the backlog of ships at anchor in San Pedro Bay.

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.). Drewry put Shanghai-Los Angeles rates at $11,173 per FEU as of last Thursday, down 10% from the peak on Sept.

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Ship at anchor off California ports may have caused major oil spill

The Supply Chain Journal

According to the Port of Los Angeles, “While some vessels waiting to come into San Pedro Bay may need to be cleaned, Port of Los Angeles operations and arrivals have not been impacted.”. Coincidence?

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

The Supply Chain Journal

According to the Marine Exchange of Southern California, there were 47 container ships at anchor or drifting off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Sunday, a new all-time high. ports and the unprecedented pileup of ships at anchor off Los Angeles/Long Beach.

Biden to meet with ports, labor on supply chain bottlenecks

The Supply Chain Journal

John Porcari, port envoy to Biden’s Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force, plans to meet separately with Port of Los Angeles Director Gene Seroka on Thursday to discuss supply chain developments as well as the port’s latest cargo statistics.

Global Supply Chain News on Growing Congestion has Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Pondering 24 x 7 Operations

Supply Chain Digest

Would be Enormously Complex Undertaking, Requiring Synchronization of Many Parts

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Los Angeles, CA

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LTL Freight Rates: From Los Angeles, California, to Major Cities in the USA. Check out some examples of our freight rates: All the freight rates below are for 1 pallet, 48” by 48” by 48”, 500 lbs, class 100 : From Los Angeles, CA to New York, NY.

Congestion persists at rail terminals servicing imports

The Supply Chain Journal

Indeed, the Port of Los Angeles is dealing with maxed-out rail yards and warehouses, as well as chassis shortages, Executive Director Gene Seroka said recently. 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

The 24/7 operation at the Port of Los Angeles is not even happening. American Shipper News Top Stories container shipping Containers Joe Biden Lori Ann LaRocco Port of Long Beach Port of Los Angeles San Pedro Bay congestionThis commentary was written by Lori Ann LaRocco.

How supply chain chaos and sky-high costs could last until 2023

The Supply Chain Journal

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka (Photo: Port of Los Angeles). Supply chain woes and port congestion are now getting attention at the central-bank level, given their effects on inflation.

Rail Roundup: Tech tools to locate railcars, forecast port volumes

The Supply Chain Journal

Port of Los Angeles launches Horizon forecasting tool. A forecasting tool aimed at providing cargo owners, terminal operators, truckers and other supply chain stakeholders into cargo visibility six months into the future is now available at the Port of Los Angeles.

Container rates rocket even higher — and there’s no end in sight

The Supply Chain Journal

Drewry’s weekly Shanghai-Los Angeles index is at $6,313 per FEU, up 6% w/w and 199% y/y. Green line = Drewry weekly Shanghai-Los Angeles. Green line = Drewry weekly Los Angeles-Shanghai. Another week, another record for container shipping spot rates.

Shipper to Congress: Inflation ‘rampant’ through supply chain

The Supply Chain Journal

There’s no lull in the action, no half-time intermissions,” Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka told reporters this week , as the country’s largest port heads into the next phase of the surge amid ongoing hurdles to cargo flows. “On-dock

Regulators eye new container-fee rules to address alleged overcharging

The Supply Chain Journal

Congestion at the Port of Los Angeles has only increased since then , with shippers bracing for more supply chain disruptions as holiday peak shipping gets underway.

Peak season: Let the chaos commence

The Supply Chain Journal

However, loaded imports came in lower than expected in July at the Port of Los Angeles due to congestion. Photo: Dwell time hits new record at Port of Los Angeles (Jim Allen/FreightWaves).

OceanWaves: How to navigate the port congestion minefield

The Supply Chain Journal

Another option is to ship LCL [less-than-container-load] using premium ocean services — for example, those by Matson, which are going around most of the congestion because it owns its terminal in Los Angeles. This fireside chat recap is from FreightWaves’ OceanWaves Summit.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Headlines UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Los Angeles Business Journal. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Headlines UCLA Anderson Forecast Conference. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (center) with the UCLA Anderson forecasters. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti headlined the UCLA Anderson Forecast’s quarterly economic conference this morning, detailing his four point plan for improving the business and jobs climate in the city. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives.

Container shipping’s stranger-than-fiction first half of 2021

The Supply Chain Journal

creates a colossal traffic jam of container ships in San Pedro Bay, where ships are stuck at anchor for weeks off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach ( story here ).

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Digitizes Supplier Registration & Solicitation Process with Ivalua in 1 Week

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It was founded in 1902 to deliver reliable, safe water to residents and businesses in Los Angeles and surrounding communities. The post Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Digitizes Supplier Registration & Solicitation Process with Ivalua in 1 Week appeared first on Ivalu