19 Jan 2024

Port of Long Beach Revs Up for “Year of Rail” in 2024: Modernization, Sustainability in Focus

Long Beach, CA: The Port of Long Beach is chugging into the “Year of Rail” in 2024, with a focus on modernizing facilities, boosting air quality, and ultimately becoming the world’s first zero-emissions seaport. CEO Mario Cordero laid out the ambitious plan in his State of the Port Address, highlighting the Pier B On-Dock Rail […]

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24 Jan 2023

U.S. Rail intermodal faces challenging 2023

  A list of challenges including weaker demand, a competitive truck market and a shift in U.S. port activity away from the West Coast to East and Gulf ports that utilize shorter inland hauls, point to a challenging 2023 for rail intermodal, predicts FTR Transportation Intelligence. During a webinar, Todd Tranausky, FTR vice president for […]

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11 Dec 2022

Clogged Warehouses And Rail Delays Signal New Supply Chain Woes

  Public attention has waned two years into the crisis that disrupted global supply chains, giving the impression that everything is back to normal. On the ground, the US’s busiest port complex is still battling bottlenecks across the board. Responsible for 42% of all containerized trade with Asia, the US’s largest hubs of Los Angeles […]

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30 Apr 2022

Port Boosts Rail Capacity with New Project

TRAIN ACCESS, CARGO MOVEMENT IMPROVES WITH COMPLETED DOUBLE TRACK The Port of Long Beach has completed construction of a new rail project that will increase efficiency of goods movement and reduce congestion on local roadways by shifting more cargo to trains. The Double Track Access from Pier G to Pier J Project adds a second […]

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