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.

Port of Los Angeles.
16 Feb 2018
Carriers’ refusal to reduce capacity on the verge of service contracting season has the east-bound Pacific looking at only minimal rate increases of perhaps $100 per FEU to the West Coast, and possible rate reductions to the East Coast.
Port of Los Angeles.
09 Feb 2018
After a substantial gain in 2017, retailers are forecasting another increase in US container import volume in 2018, as container lines and beneficial cargo owners prepare for annual trans-Pacific rate and service contract negotiations.
Resin demand was expected to uptrend in 2017; that growth should appear this year.
02 Feb 2018
The factors that delayed resin export growth from the United States are largely transitory and the long-term thesis for increases remains intact, experts argue.
25 Jan 2018
BCOs calling at the largest US port complex want predictability, reliability, and velocity, and the port directors said those goals can be achieved only through technology and process improvements.
24 Jan 2018
Truckers seek “dual transactions,” or revenue moves in both directions and at LA-LB, technology will play a key role in achieving that goal, which will also reduce turn times — getting cargo to its destination quicker.
26 Dec 2017
Building predictive analytics into an appointment system that must process up to 60,000 truck moves per day in load center ports is a tentative process that involves trial and error, and, increasingly, further advances in technology.
22 Dec 2017
In container shipping, a 'black hole' exists in the supply chain, according to a logistics pro. However, a port information portal used in a pilot project by the Port of Los Angeles is providing more visibility.
13 Dec 2017
In addition to making life easier for port users regarding day-to-day operations information, the portal is also targeting predictive capabilities to enable the better allocation of resources and assets.
07 Dec 2017
The ports and their stakeholders are using big data and data sharing to drive process improvements for trucker appointments, chassis management, and extended gate hours.
03 Nov 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Nov. 2 approved new zero and near-zero emission guidelines.
03 Nov 2017
The 2017 Clean Air Action Plan that the ports adopted this week is an environmental document that will guide investment decisions by terminal operators and motor carriers in Southern California for the next 20 years.
31 Oct 2017
The port in late 2016 teamed up with GE Transportation to develop a single window through which port users can access the information they need to carry out their roles in the supply chain.
25 Oct 2017
The ports’ sheer volume of cargo, and more importantly, the container moves per vessel call, are where the problem starts.
23 Oct 2017
Final draft of strict clean air plan to be presented to LA-LB harbor commissions on Nov. 2.
20 Oct 2017
Los Angeles-Long Beach market share has eroded steadily since 2002.
18 Oct 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will soon release the final draft of an update to its historic Clean Air Action Plan.
05 Oct 2017
BCOs will experience new dynamics that could affect cargo-handling at terminals where supervisors are organized by the ILWU.
30 Sep 2017
Cargo-handling resumed and truck gates reopened at one of the largest container terminals in Southern California at the height of the peak-shipping season.
29 Aug 2017
US exporters using West Coast ports are paying extra to work around shorter delivery windows.
28 Aug 2017
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in 2016 were able to reduce emissions while handling more volume.
24 Aug 2017
Arbitrator hearing to be held Wednesday involving ILWU picket line at Pasha terminal, where newly organized supervisors are negotiating a contract.
22 Aug 2017
The landscape at many ports is changing rapidly.
18 Aug 2017
“We are taking a gateway view.”
17 Aug 2017
Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation will expand their pilot program across the entire port to establish a single electronic platform through which port users can share shipment information in a secure environment.
11 Aug 2017
Increased volume has strained capacity at the region’s ports.
10 Aug 2017
Will the vote be remembered as a narrow, ultimately inconsequential act, or a turning point premised on a message to the union leadership that something needs to change?
03 Aug 2017
Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Oakland may be able to meet regulatory goals for zero-emission cargo-handling equipment at a fraction of the cost initially forecast.
01 Aug 2017
Truckers in Los Angeles-Long Beach are bracing for tougher times ahead.
28 Jul 2017
The subject of a contract extension was first raised in March 2015 at the JOC’s annual TPM Conference.
19 Jul 2017
Clean-air update would result in estimated $7 billion to $14 billion in extra costs in Los Angeles-Long Beach while expanding even further the ports' leading emissions reductions among US ports.
14 Jul 2017
Equipment providers in Southern California anticipate a relatively uneventful peak season this year in the largest US port complex.
12 Jul 2017
LA-LB container terminals are handling alliance changes and the recent APMT cyber attack with only minor glitches, so truckers are confident they will handle peak-season volumes without significant congestion.
09 Jul 2017
The maritime shipping sector is a perfect candidate to test an information portal.
06 Jul 2017
The superintendent organizing efforts come at a sensitive time for the ILWU and the Pacific Maritime Association.
05 Jul 2017
Hyundai affiliate CUT is closing its terminal in Los Angeles. Could it be followed by other terminal shake-ups resulting from restructuring of carrier alliances?
03 Jul 2017
Lower-than-expected container volumes eliminate congestion issues at West Coast ports before July 4-5 closures.