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POLA, POLB post best-ever May volumes

From Logistics Management:

May volumes for both the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were better than just pretty good. The reason for that is that each port, which collectively account for roughly 40% of United States-bound imports, posted their busiest May’s ever.

POLA May volume was up 3.4% annually at 796,216 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units), with volume through the first five months of 2017 up 8.5% at 3,751,516 TEU.

Imports were up 3.1% to 413,021 TEU, and exports headed up 4.4% to 169,639 TEU. Empty containers saw a 3.1% annual gain.

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