Bill Mongelluzzo

Bill Mongelluzzo

Bill Mongelluzzo is senior editor with The Journal of Commerce, based in Long Beach, Calif.

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Oakland and Seattle-Tacoma are adjusting to a large increase in imports that have been diverted from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, but are reporting very little landside congestion.

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Midsize shippers say securing sufficient vessel space for their increased imports is more important than the higher freight rates in this year’s eastbound trans-Pacific service contract negotiations.
The new head of TraPac joins the company at a time when terminal operators in Southern California are facing severe congestion driven by near-record container volumes.
Double- and triple-digit year-over-year increases in imports from Asia at the top US gateways speak to the issues of vessel bunching and congested marine terminals at some of the busiest ports.
The ILWU and their employers have made significant progress in increasing the labor supply in Los Angeles-Long Beach, but hiring and training will continue indefinitely amid growing cargo volumes and...
Although railcar availability in Los Angeles-Long Beach is approaching normal levels, container terminal operators say they need twice the number of railcars they normally receive in order to reduce...
Retailers predict US imports will continue to be at record or near-record levels at least through August as consumers have plenty of cash to spend on merchandise.
Port executives say the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex has sufficient terminal capacity to handle projected cargo volumes until late in the decade.
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Shippers are facing unavoidable supply chain disruption and equipment shortages in the coming weeks in Europe and Asia as carriers revise port rotations in a struggle to recover lost schedules.
The Harbor Trucking Association is advertising for a new CEO to lead drayage companies in Southern California, Oakland, and Seattle-Tacoma as current head Weston LaBar transitions to a new...