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Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support
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Alarm Over Rising Container Dwell Times at West Coast Ports Prompts Calls for More Rail Support

By Ian Putzger in Toronto (The Loadstar) – Concern over lengthening container dwell times at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has caused U.S.

April 19, 2022
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Saturday, March 26, 2022
Negotiations To Start Next Month In High Stakes Labor Talks At West Coast Ports
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Negotiations To Start Next Month In High Stakes Labor Talks At West Coast Ports

By Laura Curtis, Mar 26, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he expects labor talks to be resolved without significant disruption to

March 26, 2022
Total Views: 1904

Friday, March 11, 2022
Port of Long Beach Reports Record February Amid Efforts to Clear Docks of Containers
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Port of Long Beach Reports Record February Amid Efforts to Clear Docks of Containers

The Port of Long Beach reported handling a record a amount of cargo last month as crews works to clear congestion at shipping terminals. Dockworkers and

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 893

Thursday, March 3, 2022
Big Ships at the Heart of West Coast Port Congestion
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Big Ships at the Heart of West Coast Port Congestion

By Mike Wackett in Long Beach (The Loadstar) – BCOs and shippers at the TPM22 conference in Long Beach are questioning why ocean carriers

March 3, 2022
Total Views: 2634

Saturday, February 19, 2022
Congestion At U.S. And Canadian Ports Have Exacerbated French Fry Shortage
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Congestion At U.S. And Canadian Ports Have Exacerbated French Fry Shortage

By Ann Koh(Bloomberg) Southeast Asian fast-food chains are being hit by a shortage of French fries as supply-chain snarls slow shipments of the frozen

February 19, 2022
Total Views: 2520

Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Tokyo McDonald's restaurant in Japan
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McDonalds Can’t Export Enough Potatoes

By Sakura Murakami (Reuters) McDonald’s Holdings Company Japan said on Tuesday it would suspend the sale of medium- and large-sized french fries for a

December 21, 2021
Total Views: 6114

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
US Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom
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US Labor Secretary Visits Top West Coast Ports as Union Talks Loom

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The U.S. labor secretary on Tuesday met with unions and employers at the nation’s busiest port

November 30, 2021
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Friday, November 19, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
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Sailors Venture on Land at Packed California Port as Limits Ease

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The logjam of ships waiting for a turn to unload their cargo at the U.S.’s busiest container port has left thousands

November 19, 2021
Total Views: 2085

Thursday, November 18, 2021
Governor, Port Envoy Vow Action on Supply Chain During San Pedro Bay Ports Visit
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Governor, Port Envoy Vow Action on Supply Chain During San Pedro Bay Ports Visit

California Governor Gavin Newsom and Biden Administration-appointed Port Envoy John D. Porcari visited the Port of Long Beach on Wednesday to discuss state and

November 18, 2021
Total Views: 721

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Politicians Claim Florida Ports Can Save Christmas, But Can They?
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Politicians Claim Florida Ports Can Save Christmas, But Can They?

By Ian Putzger, Americas correspondent (The Loadstar) – Politicians from Florida are talking-up the state’s ports as the solution to the

November 16, 2021
Total Views: 1497

Thursday, November 11, 2021
FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind container cranes at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 14, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson/File Photo
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West Coast Ports Association Says Biden Vaccine Mandate Could Worsen Supply Chain Crisis

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — The head of the organization representing companies in labor relations at the U.S.’s largest ports is worried that

November 11, 2021
Total Views: 1101

Saturday, November 6, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
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Cargo Ships Are Trying To Avoid Big Ports

By Kevin Varley(Bloomberg) –Congestion at many of the world’s major ports offered a snapshot of supply chains trying to avoid unprecedented

November 6, 2021
Total Views: 5687

Monday, November 1, 2021
FILE PHOTO: The sun sets behind container cranes at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 14, 2021. REUTERS/David Swanson/File Photo
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West Coast Ports Face 2022 Labor Clash Amid Snarls

By Augusta Saraiva (Bloomberg) — With a near-record 75 container ships waiting outside the U.S.’s largest port complex in southern

November 1, 2021
Total Views: 2065

Sunday, October 24, 2021
Effective Immediately And Set To Last For 90 days, Long Beach Eases Container Rules
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Effective Immediately And Set To Last For 90 days, Long Beach Eases Container Rules

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) –Officials in Long Beach, California, relaxed restrictions on storing shipping containers in a bid to ease a

October 24, 2021
Total Views: 20629

Friday, October 22, 2021
California Governor Signs Executive Order to Help Tackle Supply Chain Issues
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California Governor Signs Executive Order to Help Tackle Supply Chain Issues

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Thursday directing state agencies to identify additional ways to alleviate congestion at California

October 22, 2021
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containerships anchored off port of los angeles
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Containerships Headed for West Coast Poised to Worsen Port Bottleneck

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) — The backlog of ships outside the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — America’s largest gateway for ocean

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 1746

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Hapag-Lloyd Container-ship BOSTON EXPRESS
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‘Congestion-Free’ Port of Oakland Makes Call for More Cargo

Officials at the Port of Oakland are calling on shipping lines to route more cargo to the “congestion-free” Bay Area port as supply chains problems

October 20, 2021
Total Views: 2825

Friday, October 15, 2021
port of long beach truck gates
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Biden’s Port Crisis Plan Seeks Inland Terminals, More Truckers

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) — Commitments from shippers and cargo owners to move toward around-the-clock unloading at the docks in Los Angeles

October 15, 2021
Total Views: 1104

Long Beach Container Terminal at Middle Harbor
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Congestion Hits Throughput at Port of Long Beach in September

Congestion at the Port of Long Beach hit throughput in September with volumes falling nearly 6% compared to the same month last year. Long Beach, the

October 15, 2021
Total Views: 2479

Thursday, October 14, 2021
port of los angeles and long beach
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Supply Chain Too Snarled for Biden’s Christmas Fix, Experts Say

By Nandita Bose and Lisa Baertlein WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden is pushing to ease supply shortages and tame rising prices in time

October 14, 2021
Total Views: 1737
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