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  • Emergency Intermodal Surcharge and Port Congestion November 18, 2020 CMA has issued an “Emergency Intermodal Surcharge” effective November 30, 2020. The $350 surcharge per container will be applied to all sizes, excluding reefer container, on ALL U.S. shipments which meet the following criteria: Carrier haulage moves (Import/Export) moving via the ports of Los Angeles/ Long Beach, performed by Carrier’s trucker This charge will not apply to Carrier haulage moves where there is a Client ...
  • LA-LB Port Congestion Expected to Worsen October 26, 2020 We have been experiencing extreme congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Despite the global pandemic, the ports have had a “record” level of imports this summer. The ports are so busy, containers are being stored at the former Boeing site near Long Beach Airport. The Journal of Commerce has reported that the congestion is expected to worsen over the next two weeks. ...
  • Congestion at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach October 5, 2020 PORT CONGESTION The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are currently experiencing severe congestion, which has been exasperated over the past two weeks. The congestion is resulting in container delays (average over 7 days), increased driver “wait time” (over two hours is the responsibility of our customer), equipment shortages, and terminal yard closures resulting in containers being inaccessible. The congestion results in additional challenges including ...




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