Los Angeles and Long Beach Terminal Congestions

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.

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. Michael Peck (’15) Finds Game in Anderson’s Los Angeles Location.

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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

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Unchartered Waters

TMC

In December, the Port of Los Angeles handled the largest container ship ever to call at a North American port. As the Wall Street Journal [1] reported, Los Angeles port prepared for the docking of the Benjamin Franklin. 1] Giant Container Ship Unloads at Port of Los Angeles, Erica A Phillips, Wall Street Journal, December 30, 2015. The arrival of the Benjamin Franklin offers a glimpse of a major change in supply chain management in 2016.

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). [link] /. Guillaume Roels.

UCLA Real Estate Law Clinic Breaks New Ground for Los Angeles.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

UCLA Real Estate Law Clinic Breaks New Ground for Los Angeles Supportive Housing. UCLA Real Estate Law Clinic Breaks New Ground for Los Angeles Supportive Housing. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact. For blog inquiries: julie.lindner@anderson.ucla.edu.

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

Trends—June 2014

Inbound Logistics

Port of Los Angeles targets $3 billion for infrastructure investment; Montreal-based Fednav uses drones to scout shipping conditions; U.S. manufacturing renaissance faces a skilled labor shortage; Apple tops Gartner’s Top 25 Supply Chain list for the seventh consecutive year

Supply Chain News on BNSF About Three Bridges Away from Completing Parallel Track from Los Angeles to Chicago

Supply Chain Digest

Goal to is Take More Market Share from Trucks in Face of Sharp Declines in Coal Shipments. Other Carriers in Midst of Similar Projects

Q&A: American Manufacturer, UCan Zippers, Shows Pride, Quality, and Commitment to American Manufacturing

Cerasis

The business was a small operation in the beginning with my father and three other employees helping pack and ship zippers to customers in Los Angeles. As his customer base grew, my father was able to expand operations here in Los Angeles with local manufacturing.

What’s Behind the Reported Volume Numbers from U.S. West Coast Ports?

Supply Chain Matters

Two of the busiest ports, estimated to represent upwards of 40 percent of container volume in the United States, are the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The Port of Los Angeles announced that overall container volumes increased 6 […].

2 Signs That the Freight Recession Really Is Over

DAT Solutions

Volumes were strong after Memorial Day, particularly in Atlanta and Los Angeles. Last week, the national load-to-truck ratio for vans was the highest it's been since March 2014.

11 Ways Tech Will Change Logistics in 2017

Freightos

On the port side, the Port of Los Angeles and GE teamed up to improve tracking and unloading. 11 Ways Tech Will Change Logistics in 2017. By Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos. In 2016, LEGO and Old Navy chose supply chain professionals to lead their organizations.

Netflix Developing Original Series About Logistics Called “D is for Drones”

Talking Logistics

At a press event last night in Los Angeles, Netflix announced that it’s developing an original series about logistics called D is for Drones that will premiere in early 2016. The logistics industry has come a long way.

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

Transportfolio

A Look Inside Our Los Angeles Consolidation Center. With close proximity to the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, a top 50 global port that gets a significant amount of freight from Asia Pacific, C.H.

Van Rates Remain at 2-Year Highs

DAT Solutions

Over the past month, Los Angeles and Atlanta have led the rising rate parade, and outbound volumes continue to climb in those markets. The lane from Los Angeles to Seattle also rose by double digits, up 15¢ to an average of $2.69

The Fashion Supply Chain: Unraveling the Reality

The 21st Century Supply Chain

Los Angeles’ garment industry is fretting over a city-wide proposed pay hike for workers, that would see the minimum wage in the city raised by 50% to $15 an hour by 2020.

Breaking: Federal Mediation Invoked in U.S. West Coast Port Labor Negotiations

Supply Chain Matters

According to various media reports, tensions among the PMA and labor union negotiators escalated substantially on Friday of last week after the PMA announced a move to lower the number of workers unloading cargo ships at both the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles at night. One report indicates that early this week, nine container ships were waiting for unloading berths at either Long Beach or Los Angeles.

Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks, Drones and Ships

Freightos

to ship a 5 lb package the full distance from Shenzhen to Los Angeles. Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks and Ships. By Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos. Business Insider’s scoop on Amazon creating an Uber for Trucking app isn’t a surprise.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

The proposed first route between Los Angeles and San Francisco would cut travel times from 4 hours to 35 minutes. by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management.

Search Underway for Port of Los Angeles Executive Director

Supply Chain Network

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today announced the launch of a global executive search to fill the the top post at the Port of Los Angeles. Under Mayor Garcetti’s direction, the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners established an ad hoc search committee to oversee the process, which is comprised of Harbor Commission President Vilma Martinez and Commission Vice President David Arian.

Imported Produce Volume Outpaces Home-Grown

DAT Solutions

Other ports that bear foreign fruit include East Coast docks at Philadelphia/Wilmington, and NY/Newark, as well as Los Angeles/Long Beach, the largest port complex in North America. There is a shift underway right now in the refrigerated freight segment. Two main factors are involved.

Severe Congestion and Paralysis Among U.S. West Coast Ports- Supply Chain Matters Update Four

Supply Chain Matters

West Coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Supply Chain Matters highlighted that conditions on the ground were not showing any signs of improvement. In last week’s Update Three commentary regarding the current crisis involving the near paralysis among the U.S. As this week draws to a close, the situation appears to be deteriorating even more, and now involves clear impacts and continued disruption for both U.S. exports as well as imports.

Freight Consolidation: Bridging the Gap between LTL and Full Truckload

Transportfolio

A Look Inside Our Los Angeles Consolidation Center. With close proximity to the Port of Long Beach and the Port of Los Angeles, a top 50 global port that gets a significant amount of freight from Asia Pacific, C.H.

Van Rates Hit Highest Mark in 2 Years

DAT Solutions

For the month of May, the biggest rate increases were on outbound lanes from Memphis and Charlotte in the South, and Los Angeles and Stockton in California. Brokers and shippers had a harder time finding trucks last week, so they paid a premium in most major markets and lanes.

An Expanded Panama Canal Takes Logistics into Uncharted Waters

TMC

In December, the Port of Los Angeles handled the largest container ship ever to call at a North American port. As the Wall Street Journal [1] reported, Los Angeles port prepared for the docking of the Benjamin Franklin.

Why Hasn’t the Music Industry Supply Chain Responded to the Vinyl Resurgence?

The 21st Century Supply Chain

In an article by Vish Knanna on Pitchfork , he talks about one in particular: Rainbo Records in Los Angeles, California.

Spot Rates Begin Seasonal Slide, but From Higher Peak

DAT Solutions

Charlotte and Los Angeles continue to have the highest outbound van rates, while Atlanta remains number one for load volume. Chicago to Los Angeles was up 13¢ to an average of $1.32 Los Angeles to Denver dropped 29¢ to $2.63

Q&A: “Made In USA” Documentary Filmmaker Stresses More Americans Gain Awareness of Manufacturing Ahead of UCan Zippers Visit

Cerasis

We are excited to announce that over the next week we not only will catch up with Josh Miller with a q&A you can read below but we will also highlight a "Made in USA" manufacturer, UCan Zippers, out of Los Angeles.

Wells Fargo: The Importance of Culture and the Dangers of Perverse Incentives

Talking Logistics

Although the story is in the headlines today, the bank’s practices were first reported by the Los Angeles Times back in December 2013. John Stumpf, the CEO of Wells Fargo, was grilled by senators yesterday over the company’s “ pressure cooker sales culture ” that led employees to create millions of unwanted or fictitious customer accounts in order to meet sales goals.

Vans and Reefers Head South for Rising Rates

DAT Solutions

Van Trends: National Average Rate Adds 3¢ HOT MARKETS : Van rates are rising, and conditions are starting to improve in Los Angeles and Philadelphia. Los Angeles – Increased activity at the ports gave rates a boost in L.A. Los Angeles – L.A.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

The orders are being fulfilled from about 160 Best Buy stores in markets that include Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington.

Spot Market Gets a Strong Start to May

DAT Solutions

A couple lanes out of Nevada have benefited from construction: Las Vegas to Los Angeles rose ▲64¢ to $3.35/mile. Reno to Los Angeles gained ▲39¢ for an average of $2.33/mile. Early May brought higher spot market rates for each trailer type.

Four Keys to S&OP Effectiveness

The 21st Century Supply Chain

I heard a colleague once give the following analogy: Imagine a pilot flying from New York to Los Angeles at night without any navigation systems or instruments to measure his location, wind speed, or altitude.

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Supply Chain Risk: Cargo Theft

APICS

However, with more trucks filled with merchandise hitting the roads during the busy buying and shipping season, cargo theft is expected to “surge,” according to NBC Los Angeles

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.

It’s Now Twice as Hard to Find Good Supply Chain Talent

Demand Solutions

Sabermetricians, who are baseball math nerds like me, talk about VORP when we get wrapped up in debates over whether Albert Pujols (Los Angeles Angels) or Miguel Cabrera (Detroit Tigers) is a better 1st baseman. It has been a tough job market over the last couple of years.

California Reefer Freight Starts to Heat Up

DAT Solutions

While Sacramento to Portland was up, Los Angeles to Portland rates fell 31¢ to $2.77/mile. Reefer rates rose 10¢ per mile in June, compared to May, landing at $2.12, the highest monthly average in almost two years.

A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report

Cerasis

percent in the Los Angeles area alone. On June 23, 2015, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( CSCMP ) released the “State of Logistics Report,” which happens to be in its 26 th year.

Supply Chain Disruptions? Everything’s Clearer with the Right TMS Technology

TMC

Think back to the Hanjin bankruptcy, the Polar Vortex of 2014, or pretty much any time there is a strike at the Port of Los Angeles. Everything is humming along, sales are picking up, and things in general are going well. Life is good!