Category Archives: Port Drayage

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2023 State of the Port of LA Highlights

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2023 marked record cargo numbers for the Port of Los Angeles, as it celebrates its 23rd consecutive year as the busiest container port in the US.  In January, Gene Seroka, Executive Director of the Port of LA, gave his annual State of the Port of LA address. He announced priorities for 2023 and a firm […]

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Is Port Congestion Finally Easing?

The pandemic brought with it a tidal wave of challenges, many of which are still impacting the supply chain. Companies have adapted with perseverance in the face of huge ecommerce spikes, manufacturing slowdowns, high demand for warehousing space, driver shortages, and a massive backlog of shipping containers at ports waiting to be unloaded — not […]

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2022 State of the Port of LA Highlights

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Despite the challenges 2021 brought, it was still a year of significant growth at the Port of LA. In fact, it was a record year at the Port of LA and Long Beach that included an overall 13% increase in processed Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) – around 10.7 million in total.

Improvements at the Ports: Solving the Container Crisis

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Unexpected changes to the balance of essential supply chain components have impacted shipping and fulfillment across the country in recent weeks. Ports have faced a number of simultaneous challenges — container shortages, drayage backlogs, and much more — but it looks like things are heading in the right direction thanks to some quick thinking and […]

Reaching the Zero-Emissions Goal for the Port of LA

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Sustainability is very much in the spotlight right now. Part of this focus is a natural extension of the coverage from negotiations at COP26, the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Glasgow. Cuts to greenhouse gas emissions have been a hot topic as government officials, business leaders, and cultural fixtures negotiate a path […]

2021 State of the Port of LA Highlights

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2020 was a tumultuous year across the country and around the globe. No surprise that both uncertainty and the innovative spirit stood out as key themes at the Port of LA as well. But what is in store for the year to come? Once a year, Executive Director of the Port of LA Gene Seroka […]

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The Future of Drayage: 2021 and Beyond

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Drayage can seem like a relatively straightforward part of the overall supply chain, but technology is revitalizing and reshaping this vital function all the same. In recent years, drayage has become something of a black hole in logistics data systems. While warehouses and shippers use data to streamline picking, packing, and shipping, operations at many […]