Listen the article here: GLC INC. · Los Angeles Container Ports Lessen Congestion Records are being broken at one of the nation’s biggest Ocean Ports. According to the Port of Los Angeles, July 2022 was a record month for them in processing containers. On Aug 17, 2022, a press release was announced by the Port, claiming they processed an estimated 935,345 Twenty-foot TEUs in July. … Read More
Supply chain crisis is not over and could last until 2023
Is it the longest congestion ever? Maybe. Great news for one side of the industry and bad news for the other. With container freight rates and port congestion in the worst position compared to 2020 and 2021, the situation doesn´t expect to change until next year, 2023.
“Ports of Florida can save Christmas”: Governor Ron DeSantis
Christmas time is coming, and the current US ports congestion is one of the biggest concerns. With many vessels waiting to offload their cargo, the goods may arrive too late, even after the holidays.
Miscommunications between Ports and U.S. Customs increase the congestion
As if it was not enough, U.S. Ports face a gap in their communication with U.S Customs and Border Protection. As a result, the Ports are not informed about the arrival of nonscheduled charters
Peak Season is here and U.S. Ports are Employing Strategies to Face it
Due to this unprecedented peak season, congestion, tight capacity, and limited equipment are daily at U.S ports on the East and West Coast. The statistics do not lie, and here is what they show.
Long Beach takes First Steps Towards 24/7 Supply Chain Operations
Sept. 17th, in the thick of peak season with roughly 50 vessels anchored in San Pedro Bay, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles announced sweeping reforms in an attempt to improve fluidity and reduce delays during what continues to be unprecedented volumes at our nations largest ports. Among many of the measures being taken, is a much-needed move towards 24/7 operations. Both ports are extending … Read More
U.S. Port Congestion Makes Its Way To The East Coast
New equipment shortages and congestion are evolving on the East Coast as import numbers continue to grow. The increased volume seen in Savannah and New York is in response to the bottleneck in Los Angeles and Long Beach, which shows little signs of letting up.
Ports of L.A. and Long Beach continue to face unrelenting volumes
November brought another month of record-breaking volumes, with the port of Long Beach handling 382,677 inbound TEUs, a 30.5% increase year over year. With a lack of chassis and drayage providers, containers remain stuck at the port, causing severe congestion. This congestion further results in delays in vessels’ berthing and high demurrage fees. Over the past few months, the average dwell time has increased from … Read More
Record Import Volumes Set to Worsen West Coast Port Congestion
Peak Season is well underway and the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are feeling the pressure. The increased congestion results in container delays, terminal yard closures, increased wait times, and equipment shortages.