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Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach post solid October volumes

From Logistics Management:

October volumes at the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) were solid, according to recent data released by the ports.

POLA handled 748,762 TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units). While this tally marks the port’s third-best volume output for October, it was down 8.1% annually when compared to October 2016, the port’s best-ever October. POLA added that the fourth quarter of 2016 handled additional cargo following the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy.

POLB October volumes saw a 15% annual increase to 669,218 TEU, for its busiest October ever, even though it stands as the ports fourth-busiest month of 2017 behind July, September, and August.

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