US Army Corps of Engineers to help Port of Long Beach with improvements to enable navigation of bigger ships

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Officials announced recently that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is receiving $8 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding help to make navigational efficiency improvements to Port of Long Beach … Read more..

US importers pay millions in additional interest due to port congestion in US West Coast ports

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Billions of dollars worth of cargo waiting outside West Coast ports in 2021 racked up millions in interest due to port congestion Importers pay millions of dollars in interest to … Read more..

Significant Supply Chain Progress as the Holidays Draw Near says The White House

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“Months of Coordination Bring Signs of Good Cheer” – this is the word from the White House about the supply chain disruptions that we have been seeing in the past few … Read more..

Average Transit time from China to New York outperforms Los Angeles/Long Beach transits

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As many container vessels continue to loiter across Southern California and farther, waiting for berths at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach — the focal points of the … Read more..

Will Container Dwell Fee in Los Angeles and Long Beach be implemented?

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The Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach announced on the 29th of November that the implementation of the much unwanted “Container Dwell Fee” will be further … Read more..

The American trade imbalance and port congestion

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As per stats released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, the American trade deficit on goods and services went up 4.2%, rising from $70.3 … Read more..

Consumers will have to wait an additional 17 days for delivery in November, as congestion drags on  

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Suffern, NY, November 23, 2021 — Digital freight forwarder Shifl is warning businesses that supply chain delays are far from over. Long transit times, berthing delays, and dwell time inside … Read more..

Container Dwell Fee postponed yet again at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

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In what is seen as a possible improvement in the situation of full containers dwelling in the San Pedro Bay ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, both ports have … Read more..

California Governor and U.S. Port Envoy vow to take action to curb supply chain disruptions

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Long Beach, Nov. 17, 2021 : Gov. Gavin Newsom and U.S. Port Envoy John D. Porcari visited the Port of Long Beach on Wednesday to highlight state and federal measures being … Read more..

Temporary relief as Container Dwell Fee postponed till 22nd Nov at Long Beach and Los Angeles

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“We’re encouraged by the progress our supply chain partners have made in helping our terminals shed long-dwelling import containers” This is the message from Mario Cordero, Executive Director of Port … Read more..

Port of Long Beach records 2nd busiest October amidst congestion

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Port of Long Beach, the 2nd busiest container port in the USA, second only to the other San Pedro Bay port of Los Angeles, recorded its 2nd busiest October in … Read more..

Ocean carriers set to pay surcharges at Long Beach and Los Angeles for containers in terminal

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Ocean carriers who are usually the ones charging “surcharges”, may soon be paying a “surcharge” at the San Pedro Bay ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles for import containers … Read more..

Extended working hours justified as Port of Long Beach records second busiest September in history

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The Port of Long Beach had its second-busiest September on record, down 5.9% from the same month last year, demonstrating the need for extended work hours within the supply chain … Read more..

Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to expand hours for truck pick up and drop off

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After consultation with multiple supply chain stakeholders and the U.S. Department of Transportation, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles announced bold new measures to improve freight movement and … Read more..