Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles is the busiest container port in the United States and together with the Port of Long Beach makes Southern California the largest gateway for U.S. imports. The port's seven container terminals are served by BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad. It is the primary destination for imports from Asia bound for the populous consumer markets of the Midwest.

29 Mar 2017
Fostering cooperation among supply-chain sectors is the main challenge LA-LB faces in handling the new alliances.
12 Jan 2017
In late 2016, JOC.com spoke with the Port of Los Angeles' Christopher Chase about getting the details right when it comes to handling mega-ships.
03 Jan 2017
Expediting cargo flow to reduce terminal congestion is a top priority for the largest US port complex.
21 Dec 2016
Marine terminal service to truckers in LA-Long Beach deteriorates during the night shift, analysis shows.
19 Dec 2016
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are betting that a $6.6 billion investment and more dynamic operations fueled by technology will stem the bleeding of import market share to East Coast ports that are targeting even more Midwest cargo.
14 Dec 2016
November was a big month for US imports.
12 Dec 2016
PierPass advisory committee will further investigate feasibility of a flat fee and a portwide peel-off program.
07 Dec 2016
The PierPass extended gates program at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, which has moved vast quantities of cargo from daytime to nights and weekends, has come under no shortage of criticism in recent months.
01 Dec 2016
Risks surrounding rapid changes in carrier and terminal industries are a source of confusion for ports and shippers.
Ship-to-shore power has proved critical to the success of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in reducing life-threatening emissions such as sulfur dioxide that also contribute to global warming.
30 Nov 2016
Shippers are concerned about LA-Long Beach clean-air plan's impact on cargo-handling costs, but port environmental manager said he is keenly aware of the need to balance green goals with port competitiveness.
17 Nov 2016
The length of time that containers sit idle at a marine terminal is critical because it affects the terminal’s cargo-handling productivity.
17 Nov 2016
More than two dozen owner-operator truck drivers are suing six container terminals or their affiliates in Los Angeles-Long Beach, charging that the terminals blocked their entry to the facilities to ensure peace with the Teamsters.