PORT OF LOS ANGELES STATEMENT ON 24/7 OPERATIONS ANNOUNCED BY PRESIDENT BIDEN
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – Oct. 13, 2021 – Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka today met with President Biden. The President announced initiatives to address current supply challenges, including moving to 24/7 operations at the Port of Los Angeles.
Following is a statement from Executive Director Seroka regarding President Biden’s announcement regarding 24/7 operations.
"Operational details are being discussed and worked out with the supply chain stakeholders. The significance of today's announcement is the commitment from industry leaders responsible for moving goods on behalf of American consumers and businesses to open up the capacity needed to deliver. It's a call to action for others to follow.
“We have heard directly from the President, the Vice President, Secretary Buttigieg, National Economic Council Director Deese, and Port Envoy Porcari. We have a lot of work ahead. The Port of LA is called America's Port because cargo we handle reaches every corner of the country. In the days ahead, we are committed to continuing to be the convener to ensure the supply chain delivers for the American people."