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.

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Union Pacific opening new rail terminal outside the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach

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The new terminal will be located near the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and is set to open in the second quarter of 2021, providing customers’ expanded access to many key markets, including Chicago.

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.

Industry Insights: As the Holiday Season Arrives, Constraints at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Ports Tighten Even More

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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.

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.

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.

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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

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.

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

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.

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.

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 ).

Port of LA reaches 10 million-container milestone

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Los Angeles on Thursday became the first port in the Western Hemisphere to process 10 million container units in a 12-month period.

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

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.

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

Environmental news you missed on Earth Day

The Supply Chain Journal

Water quality, aquatic habitat and biological resources were among the factors surveyed near the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

7 Reasons to Use a Los Angeles Warehouse for West Coast Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Mention the term “West Coast fulfillment” and the name Los Angeles won’t be far behind – and understandably so. Now the country’s second-largest city, it features an outstanding combination of eCommerce advantages, not to mention some close-to-perfect weather.

Viewpoint: The causes of port congestion — and tactics to improve efficiency

The Supply Chain Journal

While the freeing of the Ever Given container ship in the Suez Canal in March caused the biggest headache in port congestion, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — the two biggest gateways for U.S.

US imports could stall as demand overwhelms trans-Pacific capacity

The Supply Chain Journal

However, dozens of ships remain at anchor along the California coast , in San Pedro Bay off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and in San Francisco Bay and drifting in the Pacific Ocean off the Port of Oakland. import demand remains historically high.

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.

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.

Boatloads of Cargo Off Los Angeles Grind Gears of World Economy

Supply Chain Brain

The perfect storm is swamping the busiest gateway to the U.S. economy heading into the holiday season

“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.

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.

Full steam ahead: Why container ships are racing across the Pacific

The Supply Chain Journal

A recent example: The 4,250-TEU Navios Chrysalis, operated by ZIM (NYSE: ZIM ), is currently at anchor off Los Angeles. There are almost no container ships in the world left for liners to charter. Secondhand purchase prices are through the roof.

‘March madness’ at LA port amid ‘once in a lifetime’ surge

The Supply Chain Journal

The flood of imports into the Port of Los Angeles is relentless. I would describe this as the port version of March Madness,” said Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka during a press conference on Wednesday.

California’s massive container-ship traffic jam is still really jammed

The Supply Chain Journal

Peak shipping season is coming soon — and the “parking lot” of container ships stuck at anchor off the coast of California is still there, with Oakland surpassing Los Angeles/Long Beach as the epicenter of congestion. Port of LA’s Gene Seroka (Photo: Port of Los Angeles).

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

Port of LA lengthens ‘unprecedented run’

The Supply Chain Journal

The Port of Los Angeles continued its record-setting streak, posting the busiest April in its 114-year history. “It’s Exports have now dropped 27 of the last 30 months here at Los Angeles,” he said.

West vs. East coasts: The battle for trucking capacity escalates

The Supply Chain Journal

The Los Angeles markets have been a focal point for carriers over the past year thanks to the incredible amount of freight coming from China into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

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

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.