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.

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.

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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.

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

ivalua

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a leading provider of global Spend Management Cloud solutions, today announced that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has selected and deployed Ivalua to digitize supplier registration and solicitation processes. It was founded in 1902 to deliver reliable, safe water to residents and businesses in Los Angeles and surrounding communities.

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

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

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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 Logistics

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.

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.

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.

“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.

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

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

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

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. 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 […].

[PROFILE] Scott Cooper '14 - Parker CMC Networking

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Hometown:  Los Angeles, CA. Parker CMC Networking. About UCLA Parker CMC.

Inland Empire Logistics: 2018 Outlook

Consumer Goods Logistics

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

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

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. UCLA Anderson School of Management Blog.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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 […].

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

3 markets could signal changes to come for van freight

DAT Solutions

Three of the most important van markets — Chicago, Dallas, and Los Angeles — had higher load counts, but increased volumes did not translate into higher rates.

Severe weather causes freight rates to slip

DAT Solutions

Freight volumes are building in Los Angeles , which causes inbound rates to fall, especially on intermodal-competitive lanes as the rails seek to reposition equipment to the West Coast. Chicago to Los Angeles dropped to $1.51/mi.

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

The Next Generation of Fresh: iTradeNetwork at Spring Hackathons

ITradeNetwork

LOS ANGELES, CA/USA – June 28, 2016: Center for the Art of Performance at the University of California, Los Angeles. As part of our continuing iTrade University initiative, iTradeNetwork sponsored a pair of 36-hour hackathons over the past two weekends.

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