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The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a trailblazer in innovative goods movement, safety, environmental stewardship and sustainability. As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the Port handles trade valued at more than $194 billion annually and supports 2.6 million trade-related jobs across the nation, more than 575,000 in Southern California.
Known as the Gateway to North America, the west coast ports provide a pivotal role in global trade for North America and the Port of Long Beach is playing a huge role in future proofing their port to keep up with increasing demand.
In this episode find out how much they are investing, where they are investing, what they are doing in sustainability, how they are working to collaborate with more with carriers and BCO's, plus gain insights into their innovation strategy and what they are doing to increase transparency, efficiencies, visibility and reliability. Dont miss my conversation with Dr Noel Hacegaba as he takes us on a journey of the port's mission and vision of the future.