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Ports of LA, Long Beach say they’ll be back to normal in 3 months

Ports of LA, Long Beach say they’ll be back to normal in 3 months

By: William B. Cassidy  |  March 3 2015

The container logjam at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will be cleared within three months, the top officials of both ports said today at the 15th annual TPM Conference in Long Beach. But that’s only the beginning of the herculean rebuilding task the Southern California ports face.

Three months is a faster recovery time than many of the 2,000 shippers, carriers and logistics partners at TPM expected. On Monday, an informal poll of TPM attendees found they expect congestion delays for up to six months at the largest U.S. port complex.

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