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Cowen: Measuring Supply Chain Shifts

A COVID-induced supply chain spiral led to a logistical conundrum that forced shippers and executive teams to adapt to an ever-changing global environment. As the dust begins to settle, we, at Cowen Research, are taking a closer look at the more long-lasting changes across the supply chain and consumers. A multi-sector angle provides insight into the long-term impact for supply chains and beneficiaries of these shifts.

Port of Long Beach: Shipments Slow in October

Port of Long Beach dockworkers and terminal operators moved 658,428 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of cargo in October, down 16.6% from the same month last year, citing “reduced consumer demand and a shift of imported goods toward the Gulf and East coasts,” as reasons for the decline.

Project site location for the Pier B replacement project.

Port of Long Beach Releases Pier B Relocation Plan

The Port of Long Beach (POLB) on Nov. 10 released its relocation plan for the proposed Pier B On-Dock Rail Support Facility project, which will reconfigure, expand and enhance the existing rail yard and directly connect to on-dock rail facilities and the Alameda Corridor railway.

Port of Long Beach Reports Decline in September Cargo Volumes

Port of Long Beach dockworkers and terminal operators moved 741,823 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of cargo containers in September, down 0.9% from the same month last year, citing “diminishing consumer demand, full warehouses and inflation concerns” as reasons for the decline.

According to CalSTA, 70% of the Port and Freight Infrastructure Program funding will go to projects that support goods movement through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

California Supply Chain Receives $1.2 Billion in State Funding

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) on Oct. 12 issued final guidelines and a call for projects for $1.2 billion in one-time state funding for port and infrastructure projects to “build a more efficient, sustainable and resilient goods movement system.”

HDR’s Transportation Market Strategy Director Christopher LaTuso, PE
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People News: HDR, Port of Long Beach, COMTO

HDR appoints Christopher LaTuso Transportation Market Strategy Director. Also, the Port of Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners elects Harbor Commission Vice President Sharon L. Weissman Board President; and the Conference of