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 two ports handle more containers per ship call than any other port complex in the world. The Port of Los Angeles markets itself as America’s Port®.

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

The Supply Chain Journal

Another week, another record for container shipping spot rates. Different indexes come up with different numbers, and the premium charges on top of spot rates are now so high that index rates no longer capture the true cost of ocean shipping.

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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.

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.

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. Anticipate congestion for future peak shipping periods. 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.

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.

US imports could stall as demand overwhelms trans-Pacific capacity

The Supply Chain Journal

And yet, containerized imports could pull back, at least temporarily, because the trans-Pacific shipping system has bounced against its max-capacity ceiling and can no longer bear the full load. In general, lead times to get containers onto ships in Asia are lengthening.

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. With import shipping at an all-time high, many U.S.

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. ships per day, 3.6

Flexport: Trans-Pacific deteriorating, brace for shipping ‘tsunami’

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships stuck at anchor off Los Angeles and Long Beach is down to around 20 per day, from 30 a few months ago. I couldn’t get it loaded — and we are a growing company that ships a lot of TEUs [twenty-foot equivalent units].

‘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. And volumes are expected to remain at peak levels — with container ships to remain stuck at anchor — until June. “I Ships at anchor down, but still high. ships at anchorage per day. ships per day — 18.5%

Fire-damaged container ship being towed to Port of Oakland

The Supply Chain Journal

A container ship damaged by fire off the coast of California is being towed to the Port of Oakland. It previously sailed from the ports of Seattle on May 5 and Los Angeles on April 29.

Brace for impact: Data shows US import demand still rising

The Supply Chain Journal

imports later this month and in June, as departing ships arrive at American shores. With ships and container equipment capacity effectively maxed out , the question for U.S. As Deutsche Bank analyst Amit Mehrotra told American Shipper back in March , “You ain’t seen nothing yet.”

Flexport: Trans-Pacific deteriorating, brace for shipping ‘tsunami’

The Supply Chain Journal

The number of container ships stuck at anchor off Los Angeles and Long Beach is down to around 20 per day, from 30 a few months ago. I couldn’t get it loaded — and we are a growing company that ships a lot of TEUs [twenty-foot equivalent units].

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 The port handled 89 container ships last month, up from 76 in April 2020. Another encouraging sign: Fewer ships are going straight to the holding area.

Import gains at top US container gateways go ballistic

The Supply Chain Journal

Looking at individual ports, trailing three-month volumes rose the most in Los Angeles (+48.1%), followed by Long Beach (+44.5%), Savannah, Georgia (+32.8) California’s port pileup leaves old records in the dust New video shows massive scope of California box-ship traffic jam.

Trans-Pacific contract rates slip from peak but still historic

The Supply Chain Journal

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Brace for impact: Data shows US import demand still rising

The Supply Chain Journal

imports later this month and in June, as departing ships arrive at American shores. With ships and container equipment capacity effectively maxed out , the question for U.S. As Deutsche Bank analyst Amit Mehrotra told American Shipper back in March , “You ain’t seen nothing yet.”

Repaired MSC Ariane resumes voyage to LA

The Supply Chain Journal

The MSC Ariane, which diverted to Japan for repairs, resumed sailing for the Port of Los Angeles on Tuesday. . MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co. said the Ariane “had an engine issue due to bad quality of fuel ” on April 2 while en route from Xiamen, China, to LA.

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. These big ships are expected to alter the distribution of cargo between U.S. As the Wall Street Journal [1] reported, Los Angeles port prepared for the docking of the Benjamin Franklin. A much broader challenge is how these ships will change the cost of shipping cargo from East Asia to the United States and the competitiveness of U.S.

Hapag-Lloyd shelling out more than half a billion dollars for containers

The Supply Chain Journal

The shipping line also has ordered 8,000 TEUs of special containers for oversized or dangerous goods. The container shipping industry is currently seeing unprecedented demand, which has led to a shortage of containers all over the world,” Habben Jansen said in the announcement.

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. These big ships are expected to alter the distribution of cargo between U.S. As the Wall Street Journal [1] reported, Los Angeles port prepared for the docking of the Benjamin Franklin. A much broader challenge is how these ships will change the cost of shipping cargo from East Asia to the United States and the competitiveness of U.S.

Empty-container rush signals worst yet to come for shipping community

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: Inbound International Rail Container Volume (Loaded, Empty) – Los Angeles SONAR : IRAILINTL.LAX, IRAILINTE.LAX. The international container flow is governed by shipping operators and people who deal with international trade orders.

Baton’s Andrus partnership: A lesson in effectively addressing dwell time

The Supply Chain Journal

The partnership comes after a successful 30-day pilot program that reduced the dwell time, or wait time, the company experienced in Los Angeles. Technological advancements can help minimize wait times that could be hurting bottom-line shipping costs.

LAX cargo handlers arrested for pilfering gold bars worth $224K

The Supply Chain Journal

Two employees of cargo handling company Alliance Ground International who worked at Los Angeles International Airport were arrested Tuesday morning on charges of stealing four gold bars that were part of a larger shipment going from Australia to New York.

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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 The port handled 89 container ships last month, up from 76 in April 2020. Another encouraging sign: Fewer ships are going straight to the holding area.

Empty-container rush signals worst yet to come for shipping community

The Supply Chain Journal

Chart of the Week: Inbound International Rail Container Volume (Loaded, Empty) – Los Angeles SONAR : IRAILINTL.LAX, IRAILINTE.LAX. The international container flow is governed by shipping operators and people who deal with international trade orders.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Long Beach celebrates 110 years of service

The Supply Chain Journal

According to the port’s website, it was “a wild dream scratched out of 800 acres of mudflats at the mouth of the Los Angeles River.”. The port is located less than two miles southwest of downtown Long Beach and approximately 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.

Ship overweight to combat high container shipping rates

West Coast and California Logistics

Record-breaking shipping volumes into the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue into Q2 and show no sign of letting up. This has contributed to container shortages and extremely high container shipping rates.

The Importance of the International Shipping Industry!

Supply Chain Game Changer

International shipping industry article and permission to publish here provided by Daniel Choi. Even during the epidemic, the shipping industry’s significance in the value chain and the transportation of resources and goods worldwide was emphasized, probably most prominently.

The History of the Shipping Container

Freightos

The History of the Shipping Container. 26 April 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Ideal X and the birth of modern container shipping, a development that played a critical role in spurring the global economy. But the modern shipping container has changed much more than one industry. The Shipping Container: Before 1956. Small trucker, Malcom McLean, fumes at slow loading of cargo aboard ship – “There has to be a better way.”.

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

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Los Angeles Business Journal. Ship Mate App Finds Smooth Sailing » 12/09/2013. 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. Michael Peck (’15) Finds Game in Anderson’s Los Angeles Location.

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

WordPress Ecommerce Shipping: Scaling Your Online Store Through Shipping

ShipBob

Even more, WooCommerce offers flexible shipping options and settings, including the opportunity to work with tech-driven order fulfillment companies and other platforms that can help you grow your business. In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about shipping for your WooCommerce store, including WooCommerce shipping setup, available plugins, and ecommerce fulfillment options. Shipping on WordPress: your top 3 options. Table Rate Shipping Pro.

Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks, Drones and Ships

Freightos

Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks and Ships. to ship a 5 lb package the full distance from Shenzhen to Los Angeles. Basically, the 7,236 miles from China to the US may have the same shipping costs as the last mile. Amazon hasn’t shied away from expensive shipping; it spent a full $3.9 billion on shipping in Q3 2016. But there’s no such thing as free shipping. By Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos.