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.

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

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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.

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.

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

ivalua

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

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.

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.

Global Supply Chain News on Longshoremen Continue to Thwart Automation at Port of Los Angeles, Despite OK in Contract

Supply Chain Digest

Does Dispute Foreshadow Contract Troubles in 2022

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.

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. 1] Giant Container Ship Unloads at Port of Los Angeles, Erica A Phillips, Wall Street Journal, December 30, 2015. Business Intelligence Global Market Trends Transportation Management Global Forwarding Panama Canal Port of Los Angeles

“Coast”-Effective Fulfillment:  7 Reasons to Use a Los Angeles Area Warehouse

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

And that’s just a couple of reasons why Los Angeles warehousing could be an ideal fit for you. Even if you’re not a huge movie buff, there’s a lot to love about Southern California – especially when it comes to eCommerce fulfillment. With millions of residents and world-class seaports, it’s part of the country’s most populous state, not to mention its busiest international logistics gateway for incoming container shipments.

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.

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. Students in the clinic represent non-profit organizations at various stages in the process of developing affordable housing for low-income residents of Los Angeles. UCLA Real Estate Wire. Search. Contact. For blog inquiries: julie.lindner@anderson.ucla.edu.

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

Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (March 13, 2020)

Talking Logistics

News This Week in News ClearMetal coronavirus COVID-19 DHL Force Majeure Hy-Vee Kuehne + Nagel Locus Robotics logistics Los Angeles ports supply chain news transportation truck drivers trucking XPO LogisticsIt’s only March, but we already have a winner for “Word of the Year” for 2020: canceled.

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

Student Profile: Sue Andres-Brown ('14) - UCLA Anderson School of.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Los Angeles Business Journal. She spent six years teaching high school English in southeast Los Angeles, including her 2006 stint as a Teach For America corps member. There, she worked with the founder of Equitas Academy, a charter elementary school in the Pico Union neighborhood of Los Angeles. Eventually, I hope to take those lessons to scale within Los Angeles, bringing effective leadership to every school for every student.”.

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

Mayor Taps Leamer for Mexico Delegation - UCLA Anderson School.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Los Angeles Business Journal. Ed Leamer is traveling to Mexico City with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti this week on the first international trade mission of his administration. Medberry Chair in Management, is part of a delegation focusing on increasing tourism and investment in Los Angeles, as well as encouraging businesses and companies to locate to the city. Between Los Angeles and Mexico City alone, total trade amounted to $2.18

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.

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

[PROFILE] Scott Cooper '14 - Parker CMC Networking

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Hometown:  Los Angeles, CA. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC. The UCLA Anderson Parker Career Management Center is comprised of Career Coaches and Executives-in-Residence, who partner with students to define, pursue and achieve their post-MBA career goals, and the Campus Recruiting Team, which cultivates relationships with companies to connect them with the right MBA talent. Parker CMC Site. Blog inquiries: emily.taylor@anderson.ucla.edu.

Supply Chain News on US Gets First Stop Ever from New Generation of Megaships, but Ports ae Far from Ready for Regular Service

Supply Chain Digest

Giant CMA CGM Ship Visits Port of Los Angeles, Heads to Oakland, but Major Systemic Changes Needed, Drewry Says

Supply Chain News on What US Metro Regions are Driving the Most Job Growth from Manufacturing

Supply Chain Digest

Rust Belt Cities Lead the Charge, while New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles Sees Manufacturing Job Losses

Solutions for Our City: Invest in Early Childhood - UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Los Angeles Business Journal. « Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Headlines UCLA Anderson Forecast Conference | Main. | ‘Los Angeles Has Work to Do on Job Creation,’ Say Leamer and Olian » 04/04/2014.   Los Angeles is the best of cities and it’s the worst of cities. But Michael Peck (’15) Finds Game in Anderson’s Los Angeles Location. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014.

UCLA Anderson Hosts Local TEDWomen 2013 - UCLA Anderson.

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Los Angeles Business Journal. Last night, UCLA Anderson’s Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports (MEMES) hosted the Los Angeles TEDWomen 2013 event, part of a worldwide conversation of more than 150 TEDxWomen gatherings. Michael Peck (’15) Finds Game in Anderson’s Los Angeles Location. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog. Archives. July 2014. June 2014. May 2014. April 2014. March 2014. February 2014. January 2014.

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

Van freight gears up for the holidays

DAT Solutions

Load-to-truck ratios in Los Angeles hit 12.2 Los Angeles outbound rates rose last week, which is in contrast to declining rates in most of the remainder of the country. Los Angeles to Dallas increased 14¢ to $2.51/mile.

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. However, the American Dream was built here in Los Angeles and that dream needed to remain here. There are so many great things about Los Angeles.

AGL’s Jon Slangerup to Speak at USC Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit

American Global Logistics

The 7th Annual USC Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit will take place August 8-9 in Los Angeles, CA. This event is designed to stimulate ideas and provoke conversation on a broad range of important topics. This year’s theme is Evolution, Revolution & Disruption. AGL’s CEO Jon Slangerup will participate in a panel discussion regarding Logistics/Transportation […].

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.

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 […].

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

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., 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. If you are importing into LA or Long Beach, here are 5 tips that can save you time, money, and quite a few headaches. Southern California Ports Port Logistics

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Dec. 11, 2014

Supply Chain Digest

New Delivery Mode for Amazon, Delays at Port of Los Angeles Keep Getting Worse, Expectations for Hefty Truck Rate Increases in 2015, Apple Supply Chain Manager Off to Jail for Selling Secrets