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Los Angeles, Long Beach port chiefs lead forum to improve supply chain

In today’s Press-Telegram:

With competition looming from U.S. and foreign seaports, the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports must work together with other stakeholders to improve and enhance the congestion-plagued supply chain responsible for moving goods in and out of the nation’s two busiest seaports, port officials said Wednesday.

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka and Port of Long Beach Chief Executive Jon Slangerup led their first Los Angeles and Long Beach Port Supply Chain Optimization Forum in Long Beach City Council Chambers.

The 2½ hour-forum was the first public meeting between the two ports sanctioned by the Federal Maritime Commission, which recently permitted the twin ports to have a formal discussion agreement that would allow them to collaborate on cargo flow issues without violating antitrust laws.

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