DHS funding crisis could have ripple effect on local ports
Just as the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach recover from months of slow operations after a labor dispute, a budget battle in Washington threatens new snags.
US west coast battles cargo backlog
Oakland’s cargo volumes were hit hard in February, but things are looking up US west coast ports are working hard to clear months of backlogged cargo as a result of the extensive labour dispute, but it could be three months before there’s a clearing, and even longer before operations are back to ‘normal’. –
Port of Los Angeles launches ‘Peel Off’ program to tackle mounting backlog of cargo
Officials have introduced the “Peel Off” program, which would allow containers from major customers to be moved to a designated area where truckers could quickly peel off those containers destined for distribution centers inland.