Port Of Los Angeles

By Patrick Burnson · October 7, 2014
As peak season container volumes arrive at the nation’s largest seaports, congestion has worsened
By Jeff Berman · September 16, 2014
Total POLB volumes dropped 9.1 percent in August at 573,083 TEU, and POLA volumes in August were up 6.7 percent compared to August 2013 at 757,702 TEU.
By Patrick Burnson · September 5, 2014
PierPass Inc. recently announced that its OffPeak program has reached a major milestone, diverting its 30 millionth truck trip from weekday, daytime traffic in Los Angeles and Long Beach since the program began in July 2005.
By Jeff Berman · June 18, 2014
POLA reported that total volumes were up 8.2 percent annually at 689,141 TEU, and POLB volumes were up 2.7 percent at 599,509 TEU.
By Jeff Berman · January 17, 2014
2013 finished on a fairly high note for both the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB), lending further credence to the slow but steady trajectory of the economic recovery.
By Jeff Berman · December 17, 2013
The two largest ports in the United States—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—both reported volume gains for the month of November.
By Jeff Berman · November 8, 2013
In a move geared towards bringing more volume to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) in 2014, the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners said yesterday it has signed off on an incentive program that will reward shipping lines bringing new container business into POLA.
By Jeff Berman · June 17, 2013
Total volume—at 636,851 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) was down 12.9 percent annually. Imports for the month—at 326,114 TEU—decreased 12 percent, and exports—at 154,004 TEU—were down 16.3 percent. Empty containers—at 155,832 TEU—were down 11.2 percent.
By Jeff Berman · May 16, 2013
Service diversions for the two largest ports continue to play out in monthly statistics.
By Jeff Berman · February 11, 2013
The Long Beach Press Telegram reported late last week that clerical workers at both ports rejected a contract proposal that ended the strike in early December.
By Jeff Berman · December 17, 2012
Specific factors drive respective volumes gains and losses at the Port of Long each and Port of Los Angeles, respectively.
By Jeff Berman · December 5, 2012
Federal mediators help reach a tentative agreement for Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach with the Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit ("OCU").
By Jeff Berman · December 3, 2012
A report in the Los Angeles Times earlier today stated that negotiations between teams representing employers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach meet with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 63 Office Clerical Unit (“OCU”) remain slow-going overall.
By Jeff Berman · October 15, 2012
If October comes in strong, POLA says it could reflect a "mini-surge" type of Peak Season.
By Jeff Berman · September 18, 2012
With Peak Season, or at least the semblance of it underway, August volumes at the nation’s two largest ports—the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB)—were mixed in August.

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